You Tube Archive

  • My daughter showed me a video on YouTube recently, posted by a 6th grader at her school.  It was a parody of a popular song – completely harmless and kind of funny.  But I had to wonder – do the boy’s parents know that he has an active YouTube channel with over 1,500 subscribers and over 200,000 video views? This had me thinking about YouTube safety, so I thought I’d share a few tips.

    5 Tips for Safer YouTube viewing

    My daughter showed me a video on YouTube recently, posted by a 6th grader at her school. It was a parody of a popular song – completely harmless and kind of funny. But I had to wonder – do the boy’s parents know that he has an active YouTube channel with over 1,500 subscribers and over 200,000 video views? This had me thinking about YouTube safety, so I thought I’d share a few tips.

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  • Here are instructions for setting parental control restrictions on an iPod touch or iPad.  This will also work on an iPhone.   If you are “locking down” your child’s device and installing a kid-safe browser, then install the kid-safe browser first.  Then follow these steps. 1. From the child’s iPod or […]

    How to Restrict YouTube and Safari in iPod touch and iPad

    Here are instructions for setting parental control restrictions on an iPod touch or iPad.  This will also work on an iPhone.   If you are “locking down” your child’s device and installing a kid-safe browser, then install the kid-safe browser first.  Then follow these steps. 1. From the child’s iPod or […]

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  • In a previous post I wrote about trying to keep kids safe on social networking sites, to the extent that is possible.  But what about YouTube? Seems like my 10-year old and her friends like to search on YouTube for songs that they like.  Can parents prevent their kids from seeing […]

    YouTube Safety Mode

    In a previous post I wrote about trying to keep kids safe on social networking sites, to the extent that is possible.  But what about YouTube? Seems like my 10-year old and her friends like to search on YouTube for songs that they like.  Can parents prevent their kids from seeing […]

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