Monthly Archives: November 2013

作成者 、11-29-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください



作成者 、11-25-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-22-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-20-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-18-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-15-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-13-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-08-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください

作成者 、11-04-2013付

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… 詳細をご覧ください