It was a stormy night in December and I was sitting at the kitchen table with my Dad eating soup. I was anxiously awaiting him to finish so I could play with his first Apple phone, called an iPhone, which had buttons on the screen. As we sat down together, we laboriously pushed the buttons on the screen, wondering if iPhones would stick around.
It's so hard to choose the dinner table over the content that Marvel is releasing! After a long days of school, work and extracurriculars, it's easier to turn to She-Hulk's plucky story than engage with each other over dinner. Well, research shows that the easy option isn't the best. Again.
The concept of internet privacy contains enough nuances and jargon to make it difficult for even politicians, let alone the average consumer, to understand. With new legislation introduced, the most under-protected group—children—now face a better chance at maintaining their wellbeing while growing up in the digital age.
Today's children and teens want to connect and engage with others! It looks a bit different than how their parents and grandparents did it, but with proper guidance kids and teens can leverage technology to enrich their lives.
We got our dog a few years ago on Halloween. Named her Pumpkin. My daughter was 6-years-old, and immediately fell in love. I think that Pumpkin, our shelter mutt, is half German shepherd and half Muppet. She's a goofy, big dog.
Sometimes teaching kids about technology happens best in a real-world setting. Halloween provides a great opportunity to help kids understand online identity.
Instagram is an app for sharing videos, photos, and messages. The platform has approximately 81 percent of teens, making it one of the internet's most popular social media apps.
Ever heard your kids say things like, "Man, that girl's body count is crazy," or "can we Netflix and chill this weekend?"
It's okay to have concerns about social media networks, especially if your kids constantly obsess about them. Like every other social network, Tiktok is a platform for sharing content and building connections, but it comes with a few peculiarities. And thankfully, the platform recently rolled out some tools to help protect users.
The past few years have seen the internet evolve. Contrary to being a platform where people connect, share ideas, and join interest groups, the internet has metamorphosed into a platform where extreme ideologies and conspiracies thrive. Extremists are leveraging the online world to influence and mobilize young children to execute felonies.