Monthly Archives: November 2013

da il 11-29-2013

Qustodio Blog - Are Screens taking over you familyDid screens dominate your Thanksgiving celebration this year? If so, it may be a sign that your family needs a digital detox. Need some inspiration? Read about how our blogger discovered her family's screen problem and what she… Leggi di più

La newsletter Consigli per genitori smart di Qustodio è stata concepita per aiutarti a essere un genitore informato e crescere i tuoi ragazzi nell'era digitale con un po' più di tranquillità. Niente allarmismi ne tendenze, solo i consigli migliori da parte di veri esperti.

Ricevi una consulenza mensile da parte di esperti iscrivendoti alla nostra newsletter Consigli per genitori smart.

da il 11-27-2013

Qustotio-Blog-Black-Friday-Tech-giftBlack Friday is fast approaching. Are you ready? If you’re looking to score some good deals on tech gifts for the kiddos this year, then this is the day to do it. Just make sure you know exactly what you’re purchasing (and why) before you do the deal. Here’s what you need to know… Leggi di più

da il 11-25-2013

This week, Americans will be taking time away from their busy schedules to stop and give thanks for their many blessings. As parents today, it’s hard to think of technology as anything other than a danger. We hear so many sad, scary stories about children finding trouble online, not to mention the myriad health effects of… Leggi di più

da il 11-22-2013

A new study published in the journal Policy & Internet reveals that most parents fear for their kids’ safety online, but the intensity of specific fears may be shaped by their racial and ethnic backgrounds. Most all parents are concerned about online predators, pornography, violent content, and bullying, but in varying degrees. Co-author of the study… Leggi di più

da il 11-20-2013

Oxford Dictionaries has finally announced its much-anticipated “Word of the Year,” and the winner is “selfie.” Apparently, the vote was unanimous, which is rather atypical. The definition of the word, according to the Dictionaries is as follows: selfie- (n.) a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and… Leggi di più

da il 11-18-2013

Typically when it comes to online porn, parents are worried that their kids may stumble across it. But when kids are the subject of this online content, the results can be much more horrific. For many online predators, what starts as a child porn addiction leads to actual abuse and even murder, as it did earlier… Leggi di più

da il 11-15-2013

A while back, we wrote about how advertisements may be the new Internet threat that parents should be aware of. Apparently, some lawmakers agree and are taking steps to curb that threat and others that put kids at risk online. Massachusetts Senator Edward J. Markey introduced a bill this week, which would amend the Children’s… Leggi di più

da il 11-13-2013

Although there’s been a lot of talk about the mass exodus of teens from Facebook, social media is still alive and well among young people. The digital natives are simply migrating elsewhere to social networking sites and messaging apps their parents have likely never heard of. While it’s certainly possible and even advisable to follow your… Leggi di più

da il 11-11-2013

2013-11-08-katieiphone.jpgNot many people will admit they're addicted to the Internet. Some may not even know how dependent they are on the Web until they're forced to go without it. That's what happened to our own blogger recently. She spoke out about her own Internet addiction on The Huffington Post blog today. Read the full confession. ###… Leggi di più

da il 11-08-2013

Kids of all ages are using apps these days. Even the youngest of digital natives instinctively know how to play games, navigate book apps, and sometimes even download the apps themselves. This can be a great thing as long as the apps children are interacting with are positive ones. Thus, it’s important that parents know how… Leggi di più

da il 11-04-2013

Most parents are aware that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discourages any screen time for children under the age of 2, but what about older kids? Earlier this week, the organization finally weighed in on how much is too much when it comes to media for school-aged kids, including tweens and teens. The verdict? Two… Leggi di più