The Best Cyber Parents Stay Informed

Keep up with the latest articles about today’s most popular teen apps.

ADDICTION KQED 7 Specific Tactics Social Media Companies Use to Keep You Hooked – The idea that big tech companies like Facebook, Google and Apple are addicting us to their products has gained a fair amount of traction. (more ADDICTION articles)

TEENS The New York Times The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers – Earlier this week, Harvard University revealed that it had rescinded admissions offers to at least 10 students who shared offensive images within what they thought was a private Facebook group chat. The students posted memes and images that mocked minority groups, child abuse, sexual assault and the Holocaust, among other things. (more TEEN articles)

PARENTING The Guardian Talk to Your Children About Their Online Lives Every Two Weeks, Urges Charity – Internet safety should be treated like road safety and caution with strangers as new figures show frequency of exposure to inappropriate content, says children’s charity. (more PARENTING articles)

ARRESTED News 4 San Antonio Johnson High School Student Arrested After Making ‘Terroristic Threat” on Social Media – Police arrested a Johnson High School student Monday morning after they say he posted a threatening Snapchat against the school.The Snapchat was posted before school started and quickly made its way to the principal, according to Aubrey Chancellor with the Northeast Independent School District. Chancellor said the post had a picture of the high school. (more ARRESTED articles)
























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