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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.

 
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Pornstar to parents: shame on you!

When a porn star complains she’s sick of teaching kids about sex, maybe it’s time to face the facts about pornography online.

 
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Saving lives through ... lunch?

As a new Year 7 at a prestigious private girls’ school, attractive, outgoing Natalie Hampton was super-keen to make friends. She expected it would be easy.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Cyber Safety | Social Media | parenting | digital parenting
Everything you think you know about cyberbullying is wrong

Common sense meets the data. Spoiler alert: Data wins.

 
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Fun with boredom

“Mum – I’m booooooooored!” If you’re a parent, and that doesn’t sound familiar at this point in the school holidays, you don’t need to read this post. You need a hearing test.  

 
Parental Controls | Cyber Safety | parenting | microphone | WhatsApp | privacy
Dad sued for reading daughter’s texts

Parents who read their children’s text messages are not breaching privacy laws, a Spanish court has found. Mothers and fathers not only have the legal right to monitor their kids’ activities. They have a legal responsibility to do so.

 
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Who the hell is Alphonso, and why is he eavesdropping on my kids?

Jumbo the Bear just loves to eat. And kids who play Honey Quest just love to feed him. In fact, that’s the whole object of the game: to feed Jumbo as many oranges, grapes and apples as his round little tummy can hold. Nawwwws!

 
Parental Controls | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | parenting | yellow | online predators | Yubo
Who's watching your child on Yubo?

Yellow, a.k.a. “Tinder for Teens,” earned a reputation as a playground for predators and pedophiles when it was released in early 2017.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | parenting | technology | digital parenting
What’s the right age for a smartphone?

How old is old enough for a smartphone? It’s one of the many questions today’s digital parents wrestle with - especially at gift-giving season - it wasn’t even a thing a generation ago.

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