Parents’ Guide to Twitch

Twitch is where people go to watch live streams of other people play video games. That’s the cliffs notes version, but that version doesn’t really do justice to the cultural phenomena that is Twitch.tv.
Let’s talk about why and how Twitch became popular, and how parents can make sure it’s safe for their children.

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How can parents monitor Instagram?

Instagram Safety

Can parents monitor Snapchat and Instagram, and possibly even make it safer for their child? Can you put parental controls on Instagram? The answer is a resounding – YES. Follow this guide to make sure Instagram is a safer app for your child:

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Red alert: What can parents do if an inappropriate photo of their child is leaked?

Teen monitoring app

A horrible scenario for a parent: your teen took an inappropriate photo of themselves, which intentionally or unintentionally got sent to someone. Children make mistakes, but there are ways to act quickly and correct them.

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Child phone monitoring and how you can stay in the know about your child’s phone usage.

Let’s face it – as a parent, we’d all like to say that we know it all and have everything under control when it comes to our kids, but the increasing smartphone and social media usage in recent years has left many of us in the dark. What is really going on in our children’s lives? Can child phone monitoring help us unlock what is going on in our child’s life?

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Why do we even need parental controls?

Parental control apps

We get that question a lot, mainly from parents who check their child’s phone themselves. Even those parents are usually surprised by the several answers they haven’t thought of, and realize how much they’ve been missing without the right (not just any) parental control app.

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A Parent’s Guide Snapchat: Safety, Monitoring, and More

Is snapchat safe for kids?

Is Snapchat safe for kids?

In this parent’s guide to Snapchat we will take you through the basics of the platform – general uses, key terms and important points about privacy. Find out – is Snapchat Safe for kids and how can parents monitor Snapchat?
We bet you will read this article in a “snap;” it’s all about Snapchat!

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Instagram

In this series, we will walk you through four of today’s widely-used social media platforms, telling you their general uses, defining key terms for each platform, and leaving you with important points about privacy.

Parents guide to instagramYou can catch on to this one “insta-ntly; we’re talking about Instagram!
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