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2 Step Verification – Your Teenager – Why You Need It
What is 2 Step Verification ? Firstly 2 step verification is not new and has been around for a number of years. Most, if not all of the major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp have a feature within their account security features called 2 Step Verification or Two Factor Authentication. In a nutshell – when […]Continue Reading
Roblox – what is it? And what do parents need to know?
Roblox itself is not a bad thing. It’s a multi player online game platform that actually encourages young developers and gamers to create their own games. Not a bad thing at all. In fact if they are going to spend time looking at screens, which they are and will continue to do so for the […]Continue Reading
Smartphone Apps Parents Need to Be Aware Of
We do a lot of work in the UAE to try and bring awareness to cybersafety, cyberbullying and online reputation. We have found that when we run our parent sessions we have the most questions and so this little list is to help them. Our children know about them already, so it’s up to us […]Continue Reading
Need another chat app? The creators of Peach App think so
So even with the plethora of chat apps out there, the creators of Peach App have decided that we need another one. The reason it’s gaining a lot of traction is because it comes from the co founder of Vine – Twitter’s 6 second looping video app and because it’s ‘fun’. It […]Continue Reading
Parental permission to use the internet for under 16’s – yeh right!
In the fight against cyberbullying and the quest of cybersafety, all ideas will be heard. However, we are not sure who came up with this one and how it got passed the door of whichever office it was suggested in. Having been into a multitude of schools and universities and spoken to thousands of students […]Continue Reading