de em 02-06-2013

girl shocked from online contentWhen an 11-year old girl at Inverbrothock Primary School opened her school email account on Thursday, she was shocked to find a picture of a topless woman among her messages. Apparently, the girls’ classmates used school computers to access and email the image. An investigation is… Leia mais

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de em 02-05-2013

connect with respect safer internet dayAccording to The Drum, Disney has announced the launch of its new Internet Safety campaign. The motto? “Connect with Respect.” According to the director of live services at Disney EMEA, research shows that children are more open to ideas when they’re delivered by characters… Leia mais

de em 02-04-2013

kid playing angry birdsThough we’d like to think that our kids are using apps that are both fun and educational, this isn’t always (or even mostly) the case, according to a study conducted by Kytephone and reported by TechCrunch. The company, which converts your average Android device into… Leia mais

de em 01-30-2013

detail of boy playing videogamesJust found out that my child’s slight minecraft video game addiction may mean he is well on his way to his first mental health diagnosis. According to the Australian online site, thatreportedthis story, the American Psychiatric Association will publish a revised edition of the DSM-V… Leia mais

de em 01-29-2013

playboy logo According to the New York times, last week a UK based regulatory authority, exposed Playboy for “failing to protect children from potentially harmful pornographic material” and slapped them with a £100,000 fine, equivalent to $160,000 USD. According to Ofcom’s investigation, Playboy wasn’t doing enough to keep underage visitors out of Playboy… Leia mais

de em 01-25-2013

man with gun in videogameFormer U.S Presidential candidate Ralph Nader called video game makers “electronic child molesters” last week, implying that they were at least partially to blame for the recent Newtown massacre. According to CNET, the two-time U.S. Green Party candidate made the same claim in the wake of… Leia mais

de em 01-24-2013

My 13-year old isn’t into texting or social media yet, but if she were, I would be wise to read her messages when she wasn’t looking, at least according to Claire Perry, UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s newly appointed adviser on childhood. According to Daily Mail, Perry argues that the notion that children’s electronic messages ought to be private is… Leia mais

de em 01-17-2013

girls using computer in classroomOften, parents think of the Internet a dangerous place for kids, and it can be. If you think that the Web in general is bad for your child, though, then you’re missing out on some of the most engaging and even educational media available for youngsters.… Leia mais

de em 01-10-2013

mother and daughter using a laptopThere’s so much content on the Internet today that it can be overwhelming and even scary for parents of kids who are venturing onto the Web. While you may want to err on the side of caution and ban your kid from the Internet… Leia mais