BOB'S BLOG

February 16, 2019

Like A Puppy Versus A Lion: A Mother’s Cyberbullying Nightmare With Instagram

Sarah’s son came home from high school more than a year ago upset about being bullied. “He came in tears, (saying) ‘they’re calling me a name and someone’s

February 15, 2019

Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages

Insta-chat addicts, rejoice. You could soon be trading memes and emojis from your computer. Instagram is internally testing a web version of Instagram Direct messaging that lets people chat without the app. If, or more likely, when this rolls out publicly, users on a desktop or laptop PC or Mac, a …

February 14, 2019

The threat behind the screen: Stranger Danger

We’ve talked before about stranger danger, but often times the real threat is online. It’s a fear for any parent: predators hiding behind computer screens to carefully choose their victims. 

February 13, 2019

Police Warn Of Dangers Of New ’48 Hours Missing Challenge’ For Teens

Teens apparently dare each other to disappear for two days in hopes their picture will show up on social media. 

February 13, 2019

Police Warn Of Dangers Of New ’48 Hours Missing Challenge’ For Teens

Teens apparently dare each other to disappear for two days in hopes their picture will show up on social media. 

February 11, 2019

Hidden apps used by teens

Hidden apps, also known as “ghost” apps, are resources kids use to hide conversations and photos from parents and adults.

January 17, 2018

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January 17, 2018

Screen time solution: Sign a digital contract with kids

Kids learn screen time behavior from their parents. One expert on the subject has put together a contract for families regarding online behavior and limits.

January 16, 2018

TEEN TALK: How to fight cyber bullying

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)–Teens are often using social media, but they need to make sure they are doing so in safe way. Family therapist Jane Marks tells us how to avoid

January 16, 2018

YouTube Is Shaping Your Child’s Career Ambitions More Than You Are

Good news: Over half of girls say they want a career in STEM fields. Bad news: Kid’s entertainment is still very gendered.