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Snapchat, Musical.ly, and Instagram – 8 Year Old Children on 13+ Apps

Snapchat, Musical.ly, and Instagram – 8 Year Old Children on 13+ Apps

Reflections on 2017 This year I’ve been to Perth, Kangaroo Island, Tasmania, Townsville and Griffith among other exotic locations. It is fascinating to see how each location differs with their approach to online safety and how the community is, or is not… getting involved. I was heartened to see some of the smaller communities I visited like Kangaroo… Continue Reading

YouTube Kids App Don’t Leave Your Kids Alone With It!

YouTube Kids App Don’t Leave Your Kids Alone With It!

Trigger Warning: Creepy Clown Image Below: The “YouTube Kids” App was launched two years ago in 2015. I reviewed the app just after it’s launch here in Australia. Google developed the app specifically to be a safer video viewer app for children to use. Note: They do have a disclaimer within their “Parental Guide Page” within… Continue Reading

Is Roblox Safe For Kids?

Is Roblox Safe For Kids?

What Is Roblox? Roblox is a very popular online multi player game similar in appearance to Minecraft. Roblox was launched in 2006 and now has over 30 Million active users. Roblox is primarily an online platform that hosts user/player made online games. Players can choose which games they want to play and create their own.… Continue Reading

What Parents Need To Know About iOS10 Apple Messenger App

What Parents Need To Know About iOS10 Apple Messenger App

The latest update to Apple Messages iOS10 has a problem, it now has adult images available within it. Apple are trying to fix it, but in the meantime if your child is using the latest version of the mobile Apple operating system, iOS10 you need to pay attention to the changes and additions within the… Continue Reading

Parents Need To Watch Out For Apple’s Game Centre

Parents Need To Watch Out For Apple’s Game Centre

Apple’s default “Game Centre” app has been around since 2010. It’s a sort of social media gaming app, where your child can link up with other game players also using Apple devices and be part of leader boards, check achievements and scores and connect to play games online together like Clash Of Clans, Minecraft and more.… Continue Reading

Protect Your Child From Adult Content (Most)

Protect Your Child From Adult Content (Most)

Preventing your child from accessing adult content on the home iPad or computers can be one of the more challenging issues that parents have to face in the age of the digital revolution. Many parents have no idea how to restrict adult content, and may also not be aware that their child maybe already accessing pornography online,… Continue Reading