Research + News | Topic: Online Safety
Sep 25, 2020
How Remote Learning Has Changed The Nature Of School Bullying
Virtual classrooms have made life easier for many kids who dealt with bullies, but new forms of cyberbullying exist. Read the article here
Sep 23, 2020
Porn Spam On Your Kid’s Google Drive?! 3 Things You Need To Know Now
Do your kids have a Chromebook or a Google account for school or personal use? If so, they also have access to Google Drive.
And that means your kids have a direct and unfiltered path for predators to send them sexually explicit material.
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Sep 21, 2020
Popular MMO Games: Should You Let Your Kids Play? 4 Guidelines To Increase Their Safety
Is there a way for you to protect your child while still allowing them to play the way many teens play today? Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
YouTube Hit With UK Class Action Style Suit Seeking $3BN+ For ‘Unlawful’ Use Of Kids’ Data
The latest representative action, filed against Google-owned YouTube, accuses the platform of routinely breaking U.K. and European data protection laws by unlawfully targeting up to five million under-13-year-olds with addictive programming and harvesting their data for advertisers. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
Teen Dies After Doing TikTok ‘Benadryl Challenge’ As Doctors Warn Of Dangers
A 15-year old girl from Oklahoma has reportedly died after taking an excessive amount of the anti-allergy medication Benadryl as part of a challenge on social media app TikTok. Read the article here.
Aug 20, 2020
Chromebook Safety 101: 5 Easy Tips For A Better School Year
Millions of kids have been issued devices for school this year whether they’re learning at home, in-person or a combination of the two. Read the article here.
Jul 31, 2020
Microsoft Launches New Family Safety App For iOS And Android
Microsoft Family Safety also syncs across Windows, Xbox, and Android, so time limits for games and apps will be synced across multiple devices. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2020
Texas Teens Overdose On Benadryl After Following TikTok Video Challenge
Three teens were treated after ingesting excessive amounts of Benadryl thanks to a TikTok video encouraging them to take the over-the-counter medication. Read the article here.
Jun 30, 2020
The Social Media Sites That Pose A Unique Risk To Teenagers
The lure and danger of interactive virtual platforms. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
7 Tactics A Child Predator Uses To Lure Kids: Red Flag Phrases Every Parent Needs To Know
Learning about the tactics and tricks child predators use will help parents be more aware. Read the article here.