Research + News | Topic: Online Safety
Nov 14, 2016
Teens Often Ignore Online Risks
New research finds that adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2016
New Study Finds 15 Percent of 6th Graders Commit Cyber Abuse
According to a new study, 15 percent of sixth-grade students report they have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2016
Bullying In The Age Of Tech-Savvy Children
Threats and harassment come to children via text message, social media and online exploitation. Read the article here.
Sep 20, 2016
No You’re Not Paranoid For Covering Your Webcam, Says FBI Director Comey
Speaking at a conference this week, FBI Director James Comey offered up a little security tip: cover your webcam. Read the article here.
Aug 19, 2016
Students From 70 Australian Schools Targeted By Sick Pornography Ring
More than 70 Australian schools are targets for a perverse pornography ring of teen boys and young men secretly swapping and exchanging graphic sexual images of female students and other nonconsenting women. Read the article here.
Jun 10, 2016
Tinder Is Banning (Most of) The Teens Next Week
The dating app Tinder will ban all users under 18 starting next week. That’s a big change from its earlier policy, which allowed anyone over 13 to use the app — albeit only with other users who were also under 18. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2016
6 Reasons Why Parents Should Care About Kids and Online Privacy
Neglecting to protect your kid’s privacy can have serious consequences, says Common Sense Media. Read the blog post here.
Jun 8, 2016
When Your Child is Looking at Porn
Covenant Eyes offers a free step-by-step guide for Christian parents. Download the guide at their website here.
May 26, 2016
Parenting the Internet Generation
Internet accountability software company Covenant Eyes is offering a free e-book to help parents be vigilant in the digital age. Download the free e-book here.
May 18, 2016
Why Teenagers Get Suckered In By Social Media Dares
Several popular and life-threatening social media challenges have prompted warnings from public health officials over the last few years. What draws teens in? Read the article here.