Parents

Facebook ‘Messenger Kids’ lets under-13s chat with whom parents approve
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 Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralize child predator threats that plague youth-focused competitors like Snapchat. Rolling out today on iOS in the U.S., “ [...]
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Amazon introduces a way for teens to independently shop its site, following parents’ approval
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 Amazon today announced a new way for teens to shop its site independently of their parents’ accounts and place their own orders, which parents can choose to review before allowing the purchase. Teens can also be a [...]
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Facebook launches parents portal to help folks navigate their kids’ social experience
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 Facebook, the social networking app used by 1.8 billion people globally, does not provide figures for how much of that audience is comprised of minors — that is, people under the age of 18 (and theoretically ov [...]
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Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers
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 Google Classroom, the company’s platform that brings together Google Apps for Education and a number of tools for managing classes and content, is getting one of its regular summer updates today (right in time bef [...]
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Parents Issue Plea for Portland Public Schools to Police Social Media Use—By …
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Portland Public Schools parents are pleading for the district to police social media and break up bullying—among the parents. Westside parents are hotly debating the recommended new school boundaries that went to Superinten [...]
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5 rules of success from a boy who earns $30000 a month
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Most teenagers want to feed their video game habit, and don't think about future. But not Temper Thompson. When he was in eighth grade he decided not to ask his parents for money. So he started a business online. His goa [...]
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Dadline: Parents need to know when to pull the plug
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My 9-year-old recently wanted to sign up for an e-mail program she saw on another kids-oriented website (Internet marketing to children is rampant, so be aware of all the other pitches your child is receiving from any site). [...]
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Parents arrested after Waveland boy tests positive for meth
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Jessica Hammond, 29, and Erik Hammond, 33, are both charged with Felony Child Abuse. Erik faces an additional count of Misdemeanor Child Abuse. (Photo source: WLOX). WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) -. A Waveland husband and wife are char [...]
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7 tips for parents about teens on social media
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The forum, lead by social media expert Thomas Dodson, addressed sexting, cyberbullying, monitoring social media and parenting teens in a digital world. Dodson co-founded the nonprofit Above the Fray, which helps parents under [...]
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