Parent/Carer/teacher adult only webinar for online safety.
This weeks guest on Digital Families is Alex Kidman an Australian freelance technology journalist and co-host of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, a weekly technology podcast with Adam Turner. Alex also writes about video games for various publications, and today I’m going to be asking his advice on behalf of parents about family video… Continue Reading
Are your children talking about Steam? And asking you to allow them to buy and download games from this gaming platform? Guest poster Will.B (14yrs) helps parents providing all the information you need to understand this very popular online gaming store. What is Steam? Steam is an online game platform, where you may purchase games and… Continue Reading
Review Facebook is somewhat of a walled garden when it comes to setting up safety filters and safe search settings for internet use for your younger aged teens who use Facebook. Facebook is much more than just sharing updates and chatting, it also has apps and games connected with it. Any app or game that… Continue Reading
Fake names…. There’s a lot of discussion going on at the moment around the issue of using what some people call “Fake” names on the Internet, particularly around Google+ which has outlawed them, as has Facebook, although on Facebook you can set up a Fan Page under your “Fake” Name. On Twitter you can call… Continue Reading
There were one or two comments made to me via twitter, about the stats I provided, on my last post on online safety and kids, particularly the one about “64 percent of all teens say they do things online they don’t want their parents to know about”. I’d like to talk about the concern I… Continue Reading
Yes! But with supervision and with some caveats. Firstly I have to say I’m NOT a Minecraft player, however I’ve just had a play on it with my own kids on their own server… (so I’m really only saying this as a mum looking over my teens shoulders)…My two boys and their freinds are players,… Continue Reading