Cyberparenting. It’s Complicated.

digital parenting

Establishing digital media use limits for kids, and co-creating family social media codes of conduct. Some apps and advice.

More Teens on Tumblr Than Facebook?

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Allegedly, “More Teens Are on Tumblr than Facebook or Instagram, Survey Finds” according to the headline on SocialTimes. However a closer look at the survey reveals that’s not necessarily true. When researchers asked teens what sites they “prefer,” indeed Tumbler was the top pick for 6 out of 10 teens interviewed. Does this mean they […]

connected kids

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How unplugged are parents from their kids’ online habits? Last week Symantec received a lot of media buzz when they released figures showing “the big disconnect” separating parents and kids when it comes to time spent online. Notable results: “22% of teens check social networking sites more than 10 times a day, while only 4% […]