Tech-Tip Friday – cyber-safety with your new gadgets!

Jan 02, 2015 Categories: cyber-safety

Happy New Year! How did you celebrations go? My New Year’s Eve was quite low key with some fantastic friends spending the evening at our house. Did Santa visit your house last week? I hope so – and maybe he brought you a new (digital) toy or two, or maybe your kids were the lucky ones!

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New Year’s Eve at our house :0)

While normal life has yet to resume where I am, and for the blog too, I just wanted to check in to say hi, Happy New Year AND to link you to a few key resources to keep your kids safe online with those new digital gadgets that ‘Santa’ worked hard to pay for, buy, hide and wrap ;0)

Monday it’s all systems go again, so I’ll see you then! In the meantime, check out what I’m up to on Facebook or Instagram.

Have a lovely weekend one and all!

 

Set up filtering on your home wifi and keep the nasties of the Internet away from your kids.

Who are they chatting with and what are they using to chat with their friends online? Ask these questions to check if your kids are making the best choices…

With new digital devices, your kids need to know the different between ‘Public’ and ‘Private’ and what they should be sharing (or not) online. Learn more with this post.

If you want to begin some cyber-safety chats with your kids, start with the 3 Things Rule! 3 things kids (and us) need to remember when interacting online :0)

As you or your kids set up new devices with fun new apps and software, we need to think about the info we are giving our (of course) but also the details we make up! Tell the Internet you are 18 and the ads you’ll see are quite different to those a 40 year old would see – learn more in this post. Important for your kids to understand this little tip!

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