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Summer Internet Risk - Protect Young Eyes

3 Reasons Internet Risk is Higher During the Summer

Summer means greater internet risk for many kids. Let’s talk about three areas of life that are different during the summer which contribute to kids potentially making riskier online choices. New Places Create Greater Summer Internet Risks In Michigan, between Memorial and Labor Day, many families …

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Teen girls look at porn too

Pornography: Not Just For Boys (Teen Girls Struggle, Too)

The Internet has revolutionized communication, especially among teen girls. But, the very media platform that helps us connect also has allowed the pornography industry to explode. Both guys and girls have so much explicit content right at their fingertips.  Only Boys Look at Porn, Right? Although …

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Pornhub is on Snapchat - Protect Young Eyes

Warning: Pornhub is on Snapchat. And Parents Have No Idea.

Snapchat has a long history of explicit content   We really like technology. We also really like helping kids live amazing lives. Admittedly, Snapchat filters are a blast! My kids laugh uncontrollably when dad looks like an ostrich or a baby. Unfortunately, most of Snapchat’s awesomeness …

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What is cyber flashing

What is Cyber Flashing? My Kid Received P*rn.

What is cyber flashing? Australian online safety experts are warning parents about a rise in new digital phenomenon known as “cyber flashing”, where explicit and abusive images are anonymously sent to strangers (or friends) through iPhones using its AirDrop feature. AirDrop is one of many iPhone …

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4 Ways Pedophiles Target Kids on Instagram

4 Ways Pedophiles Exploit Instagram to Groom Kids

Pedophiles trade Child Porn through Dropbox Links on Instagram   The Atlantic first reported that teenagers stumbled upon a network of Instagram accounts that were sharing Dropbox links of child porn (Atlantic article). The way it worked is that pedophiles were using certain hashtags on images …

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What Teens Wish Their Parents Understood About Technology

Seek to Understand Your Kids   There’s a digital divide. On one side of the divide stand parents who view the world through analog glasses. These parents lament days of beepers and answering machines. Their rebukes toward children often include statements that begin with, “When I …

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