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My Sunday social media detox

Recently I came across a guy called Tony Laulu and his organisation Digital Discipline. (OK, I admit it - I found him on Facebook!)

 
Parental Controls | Social Media | facebook | privacy
What kind of social media sucker are you? Take the quiz and find out!

Everybody loves a good Facebook quiz. You know, “Which Game of Thrones character are you?” Which Disney villain Is actually your alter-ego?” “What kind of pet were you in your past life?”

 
Parental Controls | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Social Media | facebook | smartphones | teens on social media | Pew research
Worried about social media? Your child may be too

Does it sometimes seem like your child spends every waking moment online?  It could be because she is.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Cyber Safety | Social Media | facebook | digital parenting | privacy
Make Facebook safe again

A raft of recent scandals has called into question Facebook’s commitment to user privacy. But while the platform plays Whack-a-Mole with allegations of unethical data harvesting, what’s a user to do?

 
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Why Am I Sharing This?

With online privacy on everybody’s minds these days - thank you, Mr. Zuckerberg - what better time for parents to consider the consequences of what experts are calling “oversharenting”?

 
Parental Controls | Cyber Safety | Social Media | facebook | parenting | digital parenting
Shooting the Messenger

Experts are hitting the Dislike button on the messenger app Facebook launched last month in a bid to capture the 6- to 12-year-old market. And yes, they insist, it is a market.

 
Parental Controls | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | snapchat | instagram | facebook
Social Media: What is the right age to allow access?

One of the most common questions we receive at Family Zone is 'How old should my child be before I allow them to use Social Media?' We sat down with three leading Cyber Experts who have all shared their opinions on what age they feel kids ...

 
Cyber Safety | snapchat | tinder | instagram | sexting | Social Media | facebook
10 tips for parents on dealing with "sexting"

Sexting might not have been part of your life growing up, but it is certainly part of your children’s. It is usually just about them exploring, building relationships and having fun, however it can have serious consequences. Want to stay ...

 
Cyber Safety | snapchat | tinder | instagram | Social Media | facebook
How do we control Social Media use?

Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Live.ly, Musical.ly, the list goes on. With all the social media apps kids are using these days to chat and share photos and videos it’s hard to keep up with what each of them is used for - and more ...

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