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Your Kids and the Online Safety Checklist

by Barbara J. Feldman December 8, 2009

The Internet is a terrific invention that allows for hours upon hours of enjoyment for children. They can use the Internet to play games, research homework, get homework help, and talk to their friends online. But just because they can easily navigate the Internet doesn’t mean they know how to keep themselves safe. Just as […]

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Finding Educational Sites for Children

by Barbara J. Feldman December 2, 2009

Many of the social networking sites out there do not allow children under the age of thirteen to join. Even with the social networking sites that have been created for children, many of them do not provide any value to the users. Educational social networking sites are hard to find. Finding a site that allows […]

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What is Kidswirl?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Parents are often concerned with social networking sites and the safety of their children. Online predators prey on young children that are unaware of the dangers of chat rooms and social networking sites. Enter KidSwirl: this social networking site was created to help kids, teens, parents, and others stay safe from online predators. KidSwirl has […]

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How to Use Kidswirl

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Searching for a social networking site that is safe from online predators and identity theft experts can be a challenge. KidSwirl was created by a father of two that felt his children and others needed a social networking site to interact with their friends. Facebook and many other social networking sites do not allow children […]

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Rootkits: How Can They Improve Online Safety?

by Barbara J. Feldman August 12, 2009

When it comes to online safety, while threats we would do well to avoid abound, sometimes the biggest problem is trying to understand the threats and why we should avoid them or take steps to protect ourselves from them. However, before we can decide if we need to take certain steps to protect ourselves from […]

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

by Barbara J. Feldman July 16, 2009

If your kids are like most kids, they’re probably pretty savvy when it comes to computers and Internet usage. Classrooms today utilize computers as teaching tools, and oftentimes, kids seem to know more about computers and the Internet than their parents do! The Internet is a great tool for kids of all ages. It is […]

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