Why should you care about privacy?

By guest blogger, Lexie Maitland Most of us know that privacy settings are extremely important in order to stay safe online. We all hear about how essential these settings are to maintaining our security. If privacy settings are so important, why don't more people use them? Is it because the 'less private' you are, the more followers you ...

Frienedy- the new social media platform you need to try

If you haven't had a chance to check this out yet, you should. Frienedy (www.frienedy.com) is a new social media platform with the premise of group networking, enhanced privacy, and compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We talk about being the first generation of parents who are faced with parenting a completely electronic ...

Mission Damage Control for Parents of Teens

I put a lot of focus on ways to prevent- or get ahead of- cyberbullying and online misbehavior before it starts.  This makes sense for kids in that sweet spot who are just getting online and establishing their first media accounts.  But, what about the kids in high school who are already tweeting their way ...

Today’s social media profile is yesterday’s resume…

Remember the painful days of writing and perfecting your resume?  The required document that represented you and your educational and professional accomplishments and experience all on a neatly formatted single page?  The one you proof read 96 times to make sure every period was in place and all of the proper dates were aligned to ...

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