“TikTok can’t be fixed. Its problems lie in its very conception and the culture behind it. My advice is to avoid it like the plague. Don’t say you weren’t warned.”
Young people can’t get enough of TikTok - and with good reason. But it makes parents nervous - also with good reason. Now, the app has launched a range of safety features designed to address mounting privacy and abuse concerns.
Facebook could not have chosen a better moment to launch its Messenger Kids app in 70 new countries - Australia included. Here's everything parents need to know.
Are we more at risk now that we’re using our webcams more? Absolutely, say experts. Here’s what you can do to protect your privacy.
The proliferation of e-learning and educational technology is a welcome development for homebound families, but it also poses increased privacy risks for our kids - especially around data collection.
If you think self-isolation is hard right now - and heaven knows it is - just imagine where we’d be without video-calling. Services like Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts and a host of others are making it possible for us to connect ...
Teen-targeted video-chatting app Houseparty has exploded over the past two weeks, as housebound kids turn to their screens to connect with friends. But privacy concerns abound, amid increasing reports of data breaches, geo-location risks ...
Google just announced it will eliminate “third party cookies” from its Chrome browser by 2022, claiming it will better protect users' privacy. But ... how?
Twenty-six Aussie kids have been rescued from internet sex predators in the past year, some younger than age five, according to official figures released this month.