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  • Snapchat has added a new feature called Discover, which delivers curated content from the likes of CNN, ESPN, People, and Cosmopolitan.  Between Discover and the previously added Stories, Snapchat is moving beyond its origins as a disappearing messaging app.  Snapchat Discover includes some questionable content for the young teen audience.

    New Snapchat feature called Discover adds to teens’ media consumption

    Snapchat has added a new feature called Discover, which delivers curated content from the likes of CNN, ESPN, People, and Cosmopolitan. Between Discover and the previously added Stories, Snapchat is moving beyond its origins as a disappearing messaging app. Snapchat Discover includes some questionable content for the young teen audience.

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  • This is a review of Google’s new YouTube app for kids, called YouTube Kids.  The app is a kid-friendly version of YouTube that shows only age appropriate videos.  There are parental control features included such as the ability to set a time limit for viewing.

    YouTube Kids App Review

    This is a review of Google’s new YouTube app for kids, called YouTube Kids. The app is a kid-friendly version of YouTube that shows only age appropriate videos. There are parental control features included such as the ability to set a time limit for viewing.

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  • February is Data Privacy month. Are you protecting your data online? Are your kids aware of the data they share every day when using apps and social media? Take this short quiz and see how you’re doing.  Have your kids take the quiz too!  Then learn about your rights as a parent regarding what companies can do with your children’s data.

    Are you protecting your privacy and data online?

    February is Data Privacy month. Are you protecting your data online? Are your kids aware of the data they share every day when using apps and social media? Take this short quiz and see how you’re doing. Have your kids take the quiz too! Then learn about your rights as a parent regarding what companies can do with your children’s data.

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  • We all have those friends – the ones that post status updates continuously throughout the day, overwhelming your news feed with pictures of their breakfast croissant, pictures of their dogs, their grocery list, and the latest viral videos.  You like this friend and want to stay in touch, but you’re just not interested in every single detail of their daily life. 
Here’s an updated method for keeping someone’s updates off your news feed.

    How to use the Facebook Acquaintances List to hide annoying updates

    We all have those friends – the ones that post status updates continuously throughout the day, overwhelming your news feed with pictures of their breakfast croissant, pictures of their dogs, their grocery list, and the latest viral videos. You like this friend and want to stay in touch, but you’re just not interested in every single detail of their daily life. Here’s an updated method for keeping someone’s updates off your news feed.

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