BOB'S BLOG

July 12, 2017

The Impact of Cyberbullying on Young Girls

From tweens to teens to young adults, girls usually have it worse when it comes to faceless bullies online according to Cyberbullying Research Center.

July 11, 2017

Tech Savvy Parenting

Dawn Ramsey with Jordan School District goes over the basics of social media.

What are the basics I should teach my kids about social media?

Social media enables users to instantly reach a wide audience, giving kids an opportunity to magnify their lives in a way that may be different from their in person experience.

July 10, 2017

Security expert’s warning as kids uploading YouTube videos of themselves

Alex Cooney is urging vigilance amid fears personal details posted by pre-teens on social media are being accessed by predators

July 10, 2017

4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Social Media Bullying

Cyberbullying has become a major issue that bothers many parents today. With a growing number of schoolchildren and teens experiencing this problem which a

July 08, 2017

Fire department warns parents to check location of children’s phone & tablet chargers

Authorities are warning parents to check the location of your child’s phone charger. Does your child charge their phone on their bed at night or is their phone under their pillow while they are sleeping? If so, that is a bad idea.

July 08, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Online phone app finally launches on July 21st alongside Splatoon 2

The Nintendo Switch online app finally has a confirmed release date: July 21st. The app is designed as an extension (and requirement) for using Switch online..

July 07, 2017

9 Things Millennials’ Kids Will Be Better Than Millennials At Understanding

I have no idea what the technology of the future will bring, but I do know that I’m not ready for it. Like, not at all. I’m someone who has a meltdown when my phone gets updated— which my friend has to do for me, because I still don’t understand how.…

July 07, 2017

New playground in Greece blends technology with physical activity

Greece, N.Y. (WHAM) – The Town of Greece opened a brand new playground Wednesday morning, and its one of the first of its kind in the country. The Kids Canyon playground sits at the Greece Town Hall campus. It was built with the latest technology in mind. 

July 06, 2017

Experts: monitoring your kids screen time could help combat cyberbullying

School may be out for the summer but experts say, with today’s youth constantly connected tot technology, cyberbullying has become an even more serious and pervasive social issue that is difficult to fight.The National Academics of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine publishe a report in May stating that this 24/7 access to technology, combined with the speed at which it is evolving is…

July 06, 2017

Hackathon allows kids to use tech skills to combat human trafficking

In recent years Memphis has seen a sharp rise in human trafficking, one of the fastest growing crimes in the Mid-South.