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What Parents Should Know About YouTube

by Barbara J. Feldman March 8, 2011

Must-see videos are found on YouTube and it seems like every teenager knows how to use this video-sharing website. While it’s great that your teen can watch the latest updates about the Twilight Saga, it is also concerning that typing in the wrong letter to a word can land your child on a very inappropriate […]

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Need to Know: YouTube

by Barbara J. Feldman March 3, 2011

Three former employees of PayPal formed YouTube in February 2005 as a way to share videos with others. Many of the videos are from individuals but there have been a lot of companies that are uploading videos as well. Vevo is one of the media corporations that has made a big push with YouTube to […]

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How to Remove the Content Advisor Password

by Barbara J. Feldman March 9, 2010

Did you enable the IE content advisor as a way to keep your family safe and protected? While the IE content advisor will help prevent vulgar websites from appearing on your system, it may also block some of your regular websites. This can block you from getting the information you need for research papers, work, […]

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High School Cybercrimes

by Barbara J. Feldman February 23, 2009

As you may have guessed, cybercrimes are much more prevalent for older children. High school aged kids are more involved in Internet social networks and are less supervised by their parents, these two factors alone open up the possibility for cybercrimes. In a study done by the Rochester Institute of Technology, it was found that […]

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Pros and Cons of Vista Parental Controls

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

The Internet itself is full of pros and cons. You can do research, find long-lost relatives, write a paper for school or play fun games online. On the other hand online predators are looking to take advantage of people by stealing your identity or pretending to be someone that they are not in order to […]

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Parental Controls In Vista

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

In today’s world where the Internet is very much a part of our children’s lives, there are safety and security measures that many parents are looking for. Along with all of the wonderful information that the Internet provides, there is an amount of inappropriate content that many parents do not want their children to be […]

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