Monthly Archives: May 2013

by on 05-29-2013

qustodio blog - teenagers online reputationLike most parents of teens, you've probably worked hard to help your adolescent develop a good reputation “in the real world.” You've likely talked to him about the importance of being polite and respectful to adults, how to choose good friends, and of course… Read more

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by on 05-22-2013

qustodio blog - it girlIf you've ever worried over what kinds of video games your kiddos are playing, then unfortunately, you've got one more reason to fret. It Girl seems harmless enough on the surface. It's not one of those violent games where blood and gore abound. It's not a… Read more

by on 05-13-2013

qustodio blog - kids and pornParents have worried over their children getting their hands on pornography for decades, but the widespread availability of explicit content online has heightened these fears over the last several years, and for good reason! The New York Times reports that children have their first… Read more

by on 05-06-2013

We’ve written about some of the dangers associated with Instagram before, but today as we sign the petition to make default settings private and geo-tagging disabled for young users ages 13-17, we wanted to take the opportunity to make our stance on this app and its features very clear. First of all, we are not and never were anti-Instagram. In… Read more

by on 05-06-2013

qustodio blog - cinnamon challengeTypically, when we think of the dangers of YouTube, online porn and violence are atop our list of concerns. Something as seemingly harmless as cinnamon would probably never even make the list, right? Not so fast. Apparently, the latest teen stunt on YouTube is called the… Read more

by on 05-01-2013

qustodio blog - kids real online activityMost parents are naïve about what their kids are really doing online, at least according to a new survey conducted by Netmums. The survey included more than 1100 parents, plus 825 kids ages 7 to 16. Here are some of the highlights… Read more