Detroit: Become Human – What Parents Need To Know

Detroit: Become Human – What Parents Need To Know

 A new video game called “Detroit: Become Human” to be released this year for Playstation 4 is causing quite an outrage, as you can see by this article I’ve linked to. This new game contains scenes involving murder and violent abuse of a child. In a movie, those scenes would be disturbing enough, but in… Continue Reading

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 games. Players can choose which games they want to play. Games can be anything from… Continue Reading

Parents Guide To Twitter

Parents Guide To Twitter

There’s been a few media stories last week about Twitter exposing young people to pornography. Twitter is an adult social media platform, and all adult social media platforms have adult content and pornography. So… nothing new here. YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, even Musical.ly all have various amounts and levels of pornography and adult content. Twitter’s pornography is… Continue Reading

Cyber Dangers For Parents To Watch Out For In 2017 Part 1

Cyber Dangers For Parents To Watch Out For In 2017 Part 1

“Disappearing” Messaging Apps New Trends With 158 Million Daily users, Snapchat messenger is one of the most popular apps in the world. It’s “Disappearing” message feature was a key part of it’s early success with users reporting that they felt freer and safer using the app than say Facebook, where they felt their posts would have a… Continue Reading