Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Privacy and Internet Safety

Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
Catfishing Apps Let Kids Fake Everything from Texts to Tweets
From Shakespeare to TV sitcoms, the idea of pretending to be someone you're not never gets old. In the online world, there's a name for it -- "catfishing" -- and it's common enough to have inspired a... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How to Deal with Scary News About Social Media
As parents, our first priority is to keep our kids safe. And when we hear news about a teen suicide related to online bullying or a kid being murdered after meeting a stranger through a social media... read more
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Sneaky Camera Apps Parents Should Know About
For kids, the joys of friendship are often expressed in the photos they share on social apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp. These types of photos -- the group shot from a day at the beach... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Myths and Truths About Kids' Internet Safety
If you believe everything you hear about kids online, you might think pedophiles and cyberbullies are around every cyber-corner. Yes, there is bad stuff out there. But the truth is, there's a lot of... read more
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