Research + News | Topic: Web Filters

Amazon Extends Its Lead In Parental Controls

Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, added some more improvements. Read the article here.

Schools Try Blocking Social Media

Some school districts are trying to block smartphone access to major social platforms while students are on school grounds. Read the article here.

Google Accounts For Kids: 5 Things To Know About Family Link

Google just lifted the ban on accounts for kids 12 and younger. And with it, a new tool called Family Link is available, which lets parents monitor and control the way their kids use their Android phones and tablets.

Read the article here.

How Do I Police My Teen’s Online Life?

How do we balance the fine line between online monitoring and our teens’ growing independence? Read the article here.

Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring

Parents monitor their teen’s digital behavior in a number of ways, but using technical means like parental controls is less common. Read and access the full PewResearchCenter report here.

Signs That a Teenager is Hooked on Online Porn: Tips for Parents and Teens

Parents can monitor their children’s online activity by using parental control software or checking their browsing history. Read more here.

10 Monsters in Our House: When Online Porn Attacks Our Home

A guest blog post on Covenant Eyes discusses protecting children from online pornography. Read the full post here.

The Porn-Free Family Plan

A plan to keep your family pornography free from Tim Challies. Read the plan here.

UNFILTERED: Equipping Parents for an Ongoing Conversation about Internet Pornography

A video resource from Covenant Eyes. Watch the video and find other resources here.

New Router Lets Parents Monitor Internet Use

USA Today reviews a new Wi-Fi router that lets parents set controls on Web surfing and more. Read the full review here.