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Parent Guide to Holiday Tech Purchases

A Parent’s Guide to Holiday Tech Purchases

‘Tis the Holiday Season to Give Digital Gifts! Hello, Parents! Once again, the Protect Young Eyes team wants to prepare you and your children for the holidays. We were inspired to join the seasonal conversation, and show our support alongside other child safety organizations, cybersecurity experts, …

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Nintendo Switch Parental Controls

Nintendo Switch Parental Controls (including YouTube!)

The Nintendo Switch is Gaining in Popularity Since its release in March 2017, the Nintendo Switch has been a wonderful replacement for the movement-oriented Wii that has surprisingly lasted for over a decade. Quite predictably, Nintendo is now expanding the number of apps available for use …

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What is Sextortion - 3 Prevention Tips

What is Sextortion? 3 Prevention Tips for Families

Sextortion and sexting are very closely related, even if you’ve never heard of the former. When teens sext (trade indecent photos of themselves via text), its consequences are almost always bad. In most states, if a minor takes an indecent photo of him/herself, even if never …

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Instagram Community Guidelines

We Tested Instagram’s “No Nudity” Rule. We Can’t Show You the Results.

For years, we’ve been telling parents about content on Instagram. We even coined a phrase, Instaporn, to characterize the sexualized content that seemed to be invading a once, pure photo app. Our recent testing confirms that although Instagram has clear Community Guidelines, they aren’t enforcing them. …

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Should Youth Pastors Be Friends

School Policies: Should Teachers “friend” Students?

Introduction: Most teachers and youth pastors desire healthy and trusting relationships with their students. But, clear relational lines must be drawn. This blog posts attempts to create a framework for schools and churches to consider when establishing these boundaries with their school and church policies.  Note: …

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Snapchat Spectacles Guide for Parents

What are Snapchat Spectacles? A Guide for Parents

What are Snapchat’s Spectacles? “Spectacles are sunglasses that capture your world, the way you see it. Just press, then play.” www.spectacles.com This is the homepage description of Snapchat’s SPECTACLES, which are sunglasses that link to your Snapchat account to direct upload the moments you record while …

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