Category: Online safety

Teenager setting screen time rules on his phone
Family technology

Screen time rules post lockdown

From Thrive to Survive: Post lockdown screen time rules Let’s have a chat about screen time. How did screen time change for your children during lockdown? I am going to guess that use of tech increased for educational purposes because of all the remote schooling. I’ll wager use of messaging apps probably increased because it

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Family technology

The new Clubhouse app: What parents need to know

Clubhouse is a relatively new social media app that is increasing in popularity. Unlike many other social media channels, Clubhouse is audio-only and is presently only available on iOS devices. As a new social media app, parents need to know about it. In the article below, Ghislaine Bombusa outlines what parents need to know about

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Family Life & parenting

TikTok Family Pairing: Improved parental controls

**EDITOR’S NOTE 28 July, 2022: Please be advised that following some issues I have experienced using TikTok (IE: Unwanted material appearing in my timeline, questionable comment moderation and issues reporting accounts that did not comply with TikTok’s terms and conditions, I could not in all good conscience recommend my readers use this app or allow

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Online safety and homeschooling: Tips from Kaspersky

Mums and dads are presently doing their best to work from home while also teaching their children. Parents are having to think about both online safety and homeschooling at the same time. This presents some major challenges so I’m delighted that David Emm, Principal Researcher at cybersecurity specialist Kaspersky has given me his tips for

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