Kids' Phone Safety Blog

Parenting Guide To the World of Hashtags

October 5, 2016
what does this hashtag mean

With the advent of social media, hashtags have become hugely popular among teenagers. Hashtags are commonly used on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Google+, etc. Many posts are accompanied by at least a few of them. Some of the most popular hashtags on Instagram are #selfie, #love, #cute, #instadaily, …

Whisper App: What Do Parents Need to Know?

September 27, 2016
Whisper app

Whisper is one of those apps that entitles its users with a lot of freedom. Being allegedly anonymous, the Whisper app is extremely fancied by teens and tweens. At their awkward age, it is essential to have an opportunity to express themselves, share thoughts and ideas. In this regard, children can post an a …

Tumblr: The Full Guide for Parents

September 21, 2016
what is tumblr

Due to the appearance of the popular social networks, people acquired new approaches to expressing themselves, spreading information, and communicating with each other. Everybody including the young ones has access to various chat apps, social networks, and blogs. And one of the outstanding spots in social n …

Here is Why Your Kid Will Ask You for iPhone 7

September 16, 2016

Finally, the world has got iPhone 7. From the presentation stage, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said that it is the best and the most advanced handset they had ever created. iPhone 7 release has been awaited impatiently by all generations, especially by youth, who always pursue progressive gadgets and innovations o …

Parenting Controls: What Do Influential Bloggers Think about Them?

August 29, 2016
bloggers opinion

Living in the digital world offers many solutions. We now have the tools and gadgets for everything including parenting. At this time, we can not only call our kids and ask where they are, but to install an app and to be aware of that all the time. Now we can not only tell our kids what programs not to watch …

Parents’ Guide for Setting Parental Controls on Safari

August 18, 2016
Parental Controls on Safari

Are you an Apple device owner who uses Safari as the primary Internet browser? That’s quite a good choice. Would you like to protect your kids from inappropriate sites when they are online? That’s a very reasonable decision. To be safe, children should not visit sites that contain adult materials, as wel …

Top 10 Outstanding Movies to Watch with Your Kids

August 5, 2016
Movies to Watch with Your Kids

Children love cinema as much as adults. Good movies for kids make them laugh, share interesting thoughts and important ideas. However, caring parents should always remember how important it is to guard their children against media violence, sexual content or inappropriate language. Movie filtering software i …

Notes for Parents: How Do Kids Bypass Internet Filters?

August 4, 2016
bypass Internet filters

Admit that probably not a few times in your childhood you were tempted to forget about all the home tasks and just read some new exciting book, watch TV or run outside to meet your friends. Nowadays, children are dreaming of freedom to do everything they want no less than their parents, but their main tempta …

Technology Tricks for Parents: How to Find Hidden Apps on Android

June 15, 2016
Find Hidden Apps

Everybody who owns a smart mobile device wants to be its sovereign user. Especially, when it comes to children, the desire for privacy and supreme gadget control is most apparent. Android devices are extremely popular among kids for their relatively low price and multiple features. Unfortunately, in most …

iPhone Recovery Stick and Other Cool Gadgets for Parents

May 20, 2016
iPhone recovery stick

Being a parent is exciting and challenging at the same time. With having kids, you have a lot of problems to face. However, technological advances can make your life and parenting experience much easier. Amazing gadgets appear every day; thus, you have a wonderful chance to take advantage of the coolest prod …

Social Networks: 5 Ways They Can Harm Your Kids

April 25, 2016
Bad sides of social networks

Social networks thrive as they've never thrived before. It is quite difficult today to find people who are not registered at this or that social platform. And kids and teens are not the exceptions. Even though many social networks have age restrictions, it is not a problem for them to ignore these restrictio …

Pros and Cons of Reading Your Kids’ Text Messages

April 19, 2016
Protection from online threats

Parents are naturally concerned with their children's safety, and the worries differ depending on the age of the child. Which vitamins to take when you are expecting, how to toddlerproof your home when your baby starts to make its first steps, what protection to buy along with the first scooter or a pair o …

Parenting Briefing: What Is Digital Privacy and Why Is It Needed?

April 18, 2016
Digital Privacy Rules

Do you know that it is very simple to find some information about you online? Does your kid know about it? It’s much easier than you might think. Everything your children share via social media, and things they search in different browsers can be tracked by governments, different Internet companies and som …

Can You Spy on iPhone Using iCloud? Couple of Tips for Worried Parents

April 6, 2016

Let’s face it: sometimes parenting is hard. Especially if your kids are already teens and they are questioning every word you say. Well, younger kids are not easier to parent – the Internet is full of information they are not ready for. But statistics show kids in the age 8 to 18 spend at least 6 hours a …

Vise Parenting: How to Stop Unwanted Texts on Kid’s Phone?

March 31, 2016
Stop unwanted texts

Kids and their phones: every parent knows how complicated these relationships might be. Whenever your child gets way too involved in his mobile device, let it be a phone, tablet or even computer, you feel a little worried, right? And while there are some basic means for keeping an eye on a family computer (l …

Internet Is Parents’ Biggest Fear

March 30, 2016
Online dangers

The use of the Internet has expanded severely over the last decade. Aided by the continual contact provided by smartphones, 94% of teens go online every day, according to a survey from Pew Research Center. Moreover, 24% of children go online almost regularly. In a typical day, kids consume over three hours o …

Overprotected: What Do Some Parents and Choppers Have in Common?

March 1, 2016

The question may seem quite strange to you. But if you are a parent of an underage kid, then step back and take a look at your daily routine. Can you now draw any parallels between you and a chopper? If not, then either you are not what people call a helicopter parent, or you refuse to notice the resemblance …