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We’re stepping up our fight against bullying

We’re getting better at identifying bullying in your child’s social media activity. Today we are releasing a new level of bullying classifiers, this release uses a new upgraded system which will do a better job of finding instances of bullying. Our new system is not simply looking for direct bullying, we programmed it to find instances of kids defending bullying, supporting bullies, and talking about bullying events that … Continue reading We’re stepping up our fight against bullying

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Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN

Relationship expert Dr. Wendy Walsh joined CNN last night to discuss secret Facebook groups and address concerns parents may have with their kids participating them. Wendy gives some great advice for parents worried about their kids social media activity, including: Parents should be consistent, parenting both offline and online Teach digital etiquette at an early age Be in the online village with your child, friend them, know who … Continue reading Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN

5 ways to stop your child from using their mobile device past bedtime

Are you having a tough time prying your child’s mobile device out their hands come bed time? You’re not alone, according to a PEW internet study, 84% of kids reported sleeping with, beside, or in bed with their cell phones. But considering the overwhelming health concerns due to lack of sleep, it’s a battle worth fighting. Why is late night cell phone use so bad? … Continue reading 5 ways to stop your child from using their mobile device past bedtime