Wednesday, June 15, 2022
"We now have meaningful progress with today's release of some Meta Quest supervision tools. Parents can now disapprove downloads, block certain VR apps, view their child's Friends list & headset screentime, and disable PC content access." Meta
Monday, June 6, 2022
Summer is nearly here and it's a great time to explore new things! You and your kids can use this free checklist to think of all the things you want to do this summer as a family.
PBS KIDS Summer Checklist | Kids Coloring Pages | PBS KIDS for Parents https://www.pbs.org/parents/printables/pbs-kids-summer-bucket-list
Saturday, June 4, 2022
Until last month, many adults who work in schools had probably never heard of an app nicknamed “Tinder for teens.”
But chilling interactions on that social networking platform—called Yubo—have surfaced between kids around the world and the 18-year-old who killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, last week.
Learn more about the app at Common Sense Media
Friday, June 3, 2022
Taking a One-Week Break from Social Media Improves Well-Being, Depression, and Anxiety: A Randomized Controlled Trial | Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/cyber.2021.0324
Thursday, May 12, 2022
We have all been hearing about the metaverse much more frequently over the last few years, and consideration of its promises and perils has picked up tremendous pace in recent months. It is being designed by multiple companies to further connect us to each other and to the experiences we love. And it’s doing so by providing unique, interactive environments for us to explore as avatars or other embodiments of one’s identity online. In truth, it feels like a natural iteration, building on Web 2.0’s flat and largely asynchronous interfaces and combining our favorite features from the history of social media platforms, gaming worlds, extended reality (Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), or a combination thereof), and online transactions.
Read more: https://cyberbullying.org/metaverse
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Remove select personally identifiable info (PII) or doxxing content from Google Search
Google may remove personally identifiable information (PII) that has potential to create significant risks of identity theft, financial fraud, harmful direct contact, or other specific harms. This includes doxxing, which is when your contact info is shared in a malicious way. This article is intended to support you through the process to request removal of such content from Google search results.
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