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5 Safety Tips for Teen Instagram Users

Instagram is a mobile photo sharing app, which in the last few years has become one of the most popular social networks around. Don’t let the word “app” fool you: in addition to just posting pictures, Instagram helps kids to connect, discuss, and follow each other just like Facebook or Myspace. Because Instagram is becoming […]

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Helping Kids to Understand Snapchat Privacy

Parents, especially the parents of teenagers using the mobile photo sharing app Snapchat, were understandably concerned and surprised in May when several Facebook groups and a website posted Snapchat images that were supposedly deleted. What does your teen need to know about Snapchat privacy? The first thing kids should understand is that the same rules […]

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What Are Instagram and SnapChat?

If you have a tween or teen in your house, you may have noticed lately that they aren’t spending as much time on Facebook. Social networking sites like Facebook are still gaining in popularity with parents and grandparents, but teens and tweens are finding new social media apps to connect with friends, including Instagram and […]

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Safety Guide for Snapchat Parents

For an app that is only 2 years old, Snapchat is already wildly popular.  18.6% of all U.S. iPhone users have Snapchat on their phones. It’s especially popular with young adults and teens. If your child has or is interested in having a Snapchat account of their own, here is what you need to know. […]

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