You Tube Archive

  • Seems like all the kids these days like to search on YouTube for music videos, cute kitten videos, Minecraft videos, and just about every other kind of video. Some are instructional, some are educational, some are entertaining but many are just not okay for kids.  Can parents prevent their kids from seeing inappropriate content on YouTube?  Well, sort of.

    YouTube Safety Mode

    Seems like all the kids these days like to search on YouTube for music videos, cute kitten videos, Minecraft videos, and just about every other kind of video. Some are instructional, some are educational, some are entertaining but many are just not okay for kids. Can parents prevent their kids from seeing inappropriate content on YouTube? Well, sort of.

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  • 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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