BOB'S BLOG

September 21, 2017

What Every Parent Should Know About Online Predators

The Internet can be a scary place. But instead of acting out of fear, arm yourself with facts so that you can help your kids be smart, cautious, and savvy.

September 21, 2017

New Texas Anti-Cyberbullying Law Takes Effect

Senate Bill 179, or David’s Law, went into effect Sept. 1 and allows school districts to investigate acts that carry over to the classroom through the Internet.

September 21, 2017

Apps making it easier for predators to exploit children

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—You probably tap on them everyday.Smartphone and tablet apps used to communicate and share pictures with your family and friends.Karrie Damm is the Executive Director of the Oswego County Child Advocacy Center, and says these apps are maki

September 20, 2017

Cell Phones

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—You probably tap on them everyday.Smartphone and tablet apps used to communicate and share pictures with your family and friends.Karrie Damm is the Executive Director of the Oswego County Child Advocacy Center, and says these apps are maki

September 19, 2017

5 Things to Know About ‘tbh,’ a New Anonymity App Popular Among Teens

It’s the most popular app on Apple’s App Store right now

September 14, 2017

There’s an underground, alternative Facebook that you never knew existed

And before long, it’s going to take over your News Feed.

September 14, 2017

Eyes on the Road, Not on the Phone

Driving while texting can cause accidents, but apps and gadgets can shut down notifications when you’re behind the wheel.

September 14, 2017

Could college messaging app Islands be the new Yik Yak?

Islands app gains traction as it expands base of colleges. Its founder says he learned from the controversial (and defunct) Yik Yak, but the new app gives users ability to post anonymously — a trait many believe was at the root of why Yik Yak caused so many problems on campuses.

September 13, 2017

Bully-Proof Your Child: How to Deal with Bullies

Mean kids aren’t just a middle-school problem. The trouble has trickled to the youngest grades. Learn how to spot it — and how to protect your child.