This may not be the Internet safety look-back on 2018 you’d expect, what with all the news about data breaches, “fake news,” “tech addiction,” algorithmic bias, election manipulation, hate speech, etc., etc. Not a pretty picture. But it’s also not the whole picture. By definition, the news reports airline crashes, not safe landings. Even if 2018 was truly unique, though, with bad news the … [Read more...] about Digital safety, wellbeing: 2018 highlights (Part 1)
Parenting or (digital) public humiliation?
After I wrote "The trust factor in parenting online kids," I read an insightful commentary by parent, author, and professor Lynn Schofield Clark in Psychology Today – "Disciplining Teens for Online Mistakes" – which touches on monitoring as well as the issue of parenting in public that I wrote about recently too. We definitely resonate, but Lynn is a scholar, writing a neutral piece that describes … [Read more...] about Parenting or (digital) public humiliation?