ConnectSafely In The News


What Arkansas’ parental consent for social media means (Axios)

How Kids Can Stay Safe While Surfing the Internet (WSAW-TV)

Discord Unveils New Family Center to Keep Tabs on Your Kids (Gizmodo)

This Week in Tech 930 (This Week in Tech; segment begins 1:58)

Utah’s Teen Social Media Laws Brace for Suits Seeking to Ax Them (Bloomberg)

Meta Introduces Teen Safety Features for Instagram, Quest (Adweek)

Asia’s largest metaverse Zepeto targets sex abuse, exploitation (Yahoo Finance)

A Guide to Parental Controls on Social Media (CNN)

How to Talk to Tweens About Being Responsible on Social Media (US News & World Report)

Instagram Implements New Parental Controls (Good Morning America)

Instagram is adding a bunch of new features to protect young people (i-D)

Instagram to Restrict Direct Messages Between Teens and Adults (Breitbart)

Cybersecurity Tips for Parents and Kids During Remote Learning (WPIX New York)

Photos of Girls Using Taco Bell Wi-Fi Becomes Symbol of Digital Divide (KTVU San Francisco)

How to Protect Your Family’s Privacy During Remote Learning (New York Times)

Safer Internet Day Promotes Better, More Secure Online Experience (WTKR)

Can Facebook Be Regulated? (Aljazeera)

Call for Facebook to Cancel Messenger Kids is Well-Meaning But Misguided (Forbes)

Facebook Now has a Messenger App for Kids (Slate)

Health Buzz: Cyberbullying Doesn’t Affect Mosts Teens for Long, Study Says (U.S. News & World Report)

Teens and apps: A parents’ guide to what’s popular — and what’s problematic (SJ Mercury News)

Hackable Holidays: Turn off the ‘Big Three’ in crowds to prevent cellphone hacking (WTOP)

Guide to Data Privacy Issued for Parents (Education Week)

Is your child ready for a cell phone? (WJLA)

Internet Safety Event for Students (ABC 7 – video)

‘BatDad’ and other parents: To post or not to post? (CNN)

‘Don’t text and drive; it can wait’ (by Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap)

Facebook publishes a teacher’s guide for Facebook Use (NBC Bay Area)

Snapchat: naughty, goofy, ethereal, permanent or all of the above? (The Daily Beast)

Co-director Larry Magid on NPR Science Friday (Science Daily)

Teens say they are in control of online privacy, image  (USA Today)

Free parents’ guides to Snapchat and Instagram (Huffington Post)

ConnectSafely releases parents’ guides to Instagram and Snapchat (International Business Times)

Kids love these apps but parents worry (CBS Radio News)

Technology experts to hold discussion at Natick High (MetroWest Daily News)

Facebook advisers propose ways to allow tweens on the site officially (New York Times)

Lesson from a sext study: ‘juvenoia’ and today’s kids (USA Today)