da il 02-25-2013

new doodle app drawpA new iPad app lets kids share their drawings with friends and family, no matter where they are in the world. The creators of the app were inspired in part by an AARP study revealing that approximately half of all grandparents live more than 200 miles from their… Leggi di più


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da il 02-22-2013

According to The Telegraph, children may be doing more than just playing online games; there's evidence that they could be hacking them as well. The online news site reported the results of an AVG study that revealed malware uncharacteristic of more experienced hackers. The security firm cited one example of a program that collected usernames and passwords from players of… Leggi di più


da il 02-20-2013

girl using tabletNot all social media sites are bad for kids, according to a study by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. In fact, they can have positive effects on a child’s identity and social development. Pointing out worthwhile kids’ networking sites like Club Penguin, Whyville.net, and Scratch.mit.edu, the study suggests that parents… Leggi di più


da il 02-19-2013

dad pays daughter to quit facebookOne dad in Boston is taking measures to protect his daughter from the dangers of social media, but in a very nontraditional way. Paul Baier posted the Facebook Deactivation Agreement signed by both he and his 14-year old daughter on his blog Practical Sustainability. The terms of… Leggi di più


da il 02-18-2013

kaitlyn collins video to stop cyberbullyingIn a touching YouTube video uploaded on February 7th, former Packers cheerleader tells her personal story of cyberbullying through a series of note cards. Her video exposes a Facebook page featuring a picture of her with the caption “Like if you agree the Packers… Leggi di più


da il 02-15-2013

vine may contain mature contentTwitter’s micro-video app upped its age restriction from 12+ to 17+ after some users reported accessing mature content on the platform, including sexually-explicit images. Not everyone is satisfied with this supposed solution, however. Donna Rice Hughes, President and CEO of Enough is Enough, for instance told NPR that the… Leggi di più


da il 02-12-2013

kid using youtubeThere are plenty of kid-friendly videos on YouTube, but according to antivirus company Kaspersky, they’re still potentially dangerous for children—not because of their content, but because of their proximity to videos containing explicit content like nudity and violence. The study reported by The Guardian offers a timely warning to parents;… Leggi di più


da il 02-11-2013

virtual target practiceThe National Rifle Association (NRA) thinks so, but not everyone agrees. Under fire from critics, Apple changed the NRA’s iOS app Practice Range rating from 4+ to 12+ earlier this month, acknowledging its “Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence,” though the app only uses inanimate objects for its targets. This new age-restriction isn’t… Leggi di più


da il 02-08-2013

like or dislike facebook iconsIt’s okay for sex offenders to use Facebook and other social media sites, at least according to a federal appeals court. The 7th U.S. Circuit of Appeals in Chicago overturned an Indiana law that banned registered sex offenders from social networking sites. The decision, reported by… Leggi di più