Tag Archives: online safety

Are YouNow, Periscope And Meerkat Safe For Kids?

Are YouNow, Periscope And Meerkat Safe For Kids?

YouNow is a public live video streaming app that has been around a few years. I’ve written about it before, but due to some increased publicity around this app, will mention it again. If you visit www.younow.com you can view YouNow users streaming live video’s of themselves online. You can also see how many people… Continue Reading

Dangers With Kids Playing Games Online

Minecraft Online Multiplayer Dangers For Kids This week I was interviewed in regard to an incident where an Avalon boy 13years of age, had made friends on the very popular Lego like 3D video game Minecraft, with a New Zealand Minecraft gamer, where the online friendship turned into every parents nightmare. Apparently, after playing online together… Continue Reading

Parents Cyber Safety Education Vital For Children’s Online Safety

Parents Cyber Safety Education Vital For Children’s Online Safety

  Telstra’s latest Cyber Safety report for July 2014, shows clearly that parents are still largely unaware of what their children are doing online, and are urgently in need cyber safety education in order to keep on top of their children’s digital online use.     Quote from the study –  “Generation gap US research… Continue Reading