Posts tagged "instagram"

Keeping kids safe on Instagram: What parents need to know

Keeping kids safe on Instagram: What parents need to know
Instagram is a popular photos and video sharing and social networking site with millions, including tweens. It’s all photos, right, so keeping kids safe on Instagram isn’t a concern, right? No. While Instagram is hugely popular among tweens and even elementary age kids, and many use it without incident, there are issues and parents absolutely... Read more »

Instagram beauty pageants illustrate need for parental involvement with tweens and phones

Instagram beauty pageants illustrate need for parental involvement with tweens and phones
A post making its way around the internet details how children are using Instagram, and not always for sharing pictures. They are having beauty contests and all other kinds of shenanigans as one mom found out when checking out her 10 year-old daughter’s feed. This raises a whole host of issues about tweens and social... Read more »

What parents must do to protect children from cyberbullying

Today I am very happy to welcome guest poster Kortney Peagram.  She owns a small company, Bulldog Solution, that runs anti-bullying, diversity, and leadership programs across Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. She has over 8 years of facilitation and training experience, and is sharing her advice on how parents can protect kids and tweens who... Read more »
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Where there's a will, there's a social network: Instagram is the new Facebook for tweens and teens

Where there's a will, there's a social network: Instagram is the new Facebook for tweens and teens
You may have decided that your tween or teen isn’t ready for Facebook.  The world of social networking may be a bit more than they can handle right now. But have you allowed Instagram, the free photo sharing app that can be cute or artistic?  Instagram and photos are different, right? Actually, maybe not. It... Read more »