This judge's ruling supports the First Amendment's "right to record" the police. Her decision is good news for civil rights activist Eric Martin and Rene Perez who record the police on their camera phones just in case police misconduct occurs. Read More
Practicing digital citizenship is a powerful lesson that teachers and educators can teach our youth. Digital citizenship is the practice of the safe and responsible use of technology in every possible way. Once there is a key understanding of what digital citizenship is how and how it can be practiced, the digital world will become [...]
Have you wondered whether social media makes your teen feel more or less connected? Do you consider the impact that digital media has on your teen's life, socially, emotionally and mentally? Social media has both positive and negative affects on your child's well-being. Read More
A local Salt Lake City television station gave an anonymous survey to teens and their parents regarding their social media activity which ranged from sexting, on-line bullying, conversing with strangers and the effects on their self-esteem. The results indicate that parents may not know as much as they think they do about their kids' online [...]
Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same. Read More
Over half of teens surveyed by the Pew Research Center Survey admit they do spend too much time on their cell phones. Similarly, one third of parents admit they, too, spend too much time on their smart phones.
Do you want extra protection on your phone when passwords just don't seem to be doing enough? Find out how you can install a 2FA (2 factor authentication) App to further protect your phone from hackers.
Parents set the example of behavior to children. Yet, when parents are disengaged because they are constantly on their phones, children often mirror that behavior. If you want to model a life that is less obsessed with digital media sharing and more interested in personal contact, it is time for us as parents to do [...]