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Survey: More Teens Accessing Internet via Smartphones

There was a time when I advised parents to put their computer in a central area of the home so they could keep their eye on their kids’ use. But increasingly kids are accessing the net on smartphones. A Pew … Continue reading

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So your kid is looking at porn. Now what?

by Larry Magid Let’s be honest. Many children — especially post-pubescent boys — are interested in what we commonly call “porn.” You might not like the idea that some kids are looking at these images, but that doesn’t change the … Continue reading

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Should schools end Internet safety nights?

by Larry Magid Ever since I founded SafeKids.com back in the mid-nineties I’ve been giving talks at school events, typically on “Internet safety night.” For years the attendance at those events was quite sparse but interest started to pick up … Continue reading

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Teen online safety mostly about behavior

by Larry Magid The Internet and the way young people use technology are constantly evolving, but the safety messages change very slowly, if at all. Like technology itself, Internet safety has to evolve. Back in 1994, when I wrote the … Continue reading

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