Why Kids Use Secret Decoy Apps and Why Parents Should Care

Kids have been locking their diaries and hiding top secret shoe boxes since Sandy Olssen had a crush on Danny Zuko. The need for more and more privacy is a natural part of growing up. Today, however, some kids hide their private lives behind locked decoy apps...

6 Ways to ‘Just Say No’ to Obsessive Digital Digging

If an app existed that tracked the minutes we spent looking at other people’s social profiles online (much like a Fitbit that tracks physical steps), some of us might quietly slip into a state shock. Call it what you will — creeping, Facebook stalking,...

The Week That Was In Internet History

From the wheel to the internet, we have come a long way in terms of technological progress. While the invention of the wheel set human progress in motion, the industrial revolution with its assembly line production gave it a boost and now the information revolution...

What Else Kids Give Away When They Share Passwords

Tweens and teens share clothes, secrets, and homework notes but there’s something else your kids may be sharing that isn’t so wise — their passwords. Password sharing has become a symbol of trust between friends and a sign of intimacy between...