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Kids Can’t Watch NC-17 Films in Movie Theaters, But They Can on Netflix

Netflix, the streaming service powerhouse, has hundreds of TV shows and movies to choose from. That selection also includes many titles that contain extreme graphic sexual content, requiring no automatic barrier to access them. Furthermore, Netflix has a flimsy ratings system at best, only very recently adding content ratings to the opening screens of any…

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Parent Gift Guide: New iPhone Safety Features

With the holiday season fast approaching, many parents may be considering buying their child a new iPhone or other Apple device. While smart devices can be great source for education and entertainment, giving these tools to children can come with a whole new set of challenges and dangers. The Internet in particular is full of…

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Youth Movement Rises Against Snapchat, organizes #DeleteSnapchatDay

The Next Generation is Standing up Against Pornography and Snapchat June 1st was  National Delete Snapchat Day!! A social movement that is fighting pornography and opposing social media platforms that contain pornographic materials pronounced June 1st, National Delete Snapchat Day. Their efforts gained steam, with many young people speaking up on social media and sharing…

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10 Proactive Ways to Protect Young Minds from Pornography – Kristen Jenson, Protect Young Minds

“We need to bring pornography out of the dark where it has power, and into the light where our kids have the power.”

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Why Kids in Elementary School Aren’t Safe on EBSCO Databases

Do your children use EBSCO? Whether they go to public or private school, there’s a good chance they do. Because EBSCO is one of the largest online educational databases in the country! Kids use this “curriculum appropriate” resource to do research and reading for school. Great, right? WRONG. Turns out, EBSCO is not “curriculum appropriate” at…

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Parental Controls for the Steam PC Video Game Platform: Family View

Steam is a very popular, free gaming platform that you download onto your PC and allows you to buy and download games onto your computer. From the latest figures from January 2018, Steam has 18.5 million simultaneous users at peak time. That is a massive number of users, including adults and kids. Steam offers a…

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How Parents React to Finding Their Young Children Watching Pornography – New Study

A 2017 research study examined how parents responded when their younger-than-12-year-old children were exposed to adult content. “A Qualitative Study of what U.S. Parents Say and Do when Their Young Children See Pornography” involved parents completing a survey questionnaire about their reaction to such a situation. This study found that parents reacted in one of…

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Podcast: When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Pornography?

Before we can begin to address “how” to talk to kids about pornography, it’s important to understand “when” that conversation becomes relevant. Many parents might assume that a few years after puberty is the time to have this talk. However, in today’s digital culture, studies show that many children are being exposed to pornography before…

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How to Use Parental Controls for the Xbox 360

Explicit or harmful content seems to be bombarding kids through media and games on a daily basis. If anywhere, then, the home should be as secure from these negative forces as possible. A lot of kids and families have fun using the popular gaming device, Xbox 360. But this device’s ability to connect to the Internet,…

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“Sexting” and the Dangers of Hidden Apps

By: Irene Neumann The phenomenon of “sexting”—the practice of taking and sending sexually provocative or explicit photos of oneself and sending them to another person via email or mobile device—has taken youth culture by storm. According to a CBS News article that quotes Dr. Kristin Perry, a psychologist and founder of a parenting resource called…

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