May 23, 2018

The second season '13 Reasons Why' is out on Netflix, and just like the first season, it doesn’t shy away from going to dark places and addressing issues that really make you think. The show tells the story of Hannah Baker’s tragic suicide, with the second season focusing on the fallout, and how the loss affected ev...

November 12, 2017

I once heard a lecturer say “technology never just gives, it always takes something back as well.” That phrase has always stuck with me, especially now that my entire day is focused on developing tools for parents to help prevent cyberbullying.

October 9, 2017

It's nearly impossible to keep track of all the apps that kids are using. Every single time that parents think that they’ve finally gotten the hang of the latest app, something new captures their kids’ attention.

October 2, 2017

Social networking is hugely popular. Many young people are sophisticated in the way they use social media apps and websites, tailoring their communication for different audiences, and accessing them from a range of devices including smartphones, tablets, and games consoles.

But social media, like all forms of public communic...

January 20, 2017

I'm sure I'm not alone in letting my 5 year old use a tablet to play games or watch YouTube videos - allowing her to watch My Little Pony videos is the only way we manage to get to sleep past 05:30!

We all know how to teach teenagers to be safe online (be careful in chat rooms, don't put personal details on Facebook, don't s...

August 2, 2016

Pop culture has always played a huge role in the lives of teenagers, but even more so in our tech-obsessed age. Movies are watched in the theater, on TV, on laptops, tablets, smartphones, and many other devices.

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