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It’s eight o’clock on a school night; do you know where your kids are? In our constantly wired world, you not only need to know whose house your kids are visiting, but also where they’re hanging out on the internet. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube are great ways for kids to […]

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There is no bigger transition for your kids than the one from high school to college. Many of them will suddenly be living on their own for the first time, meeting new people, and experiencing all the freedom that comes with a college lifestyle. But, what happens when your teen is attempting to make that […]

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Kids these days, with their Facebooks and Twitters and the phones that are smart–who do they think they are? Flash Gordon? One thing’s for sure: When it comes to computers, these whippersnappers think their knowledge and expertise leave their parents in the Stone Age. So, Mr. or Ms. Cavedweller, should you be your child’s friend […]

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Teens will explore the Internet. The ready availability of virtually anything and the generally unrestricted access the Internet provides is an irresistible draw to any teenager looking to explore. As a parent, you need to do what you can to keep them safe. Clever teens will get around nearly any form of parental control placed […]

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As much as you try to protect your children, it is nearly impossible to be there for them 24/7. As a result, your children can be exposed to dangers that come at them from all different angles, including the Internet. From online predators to cyber bullying, kids are a prime target on the Web for […]

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Do you know what Google is saying about you? What is it saying about your child or your teenager that will be applying for college or a job shortly?  This is a very important question you have to be ready for. Years ago your resume was based on your education and experience, today there is […]

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The Internet has given child predators new hunting grounds: a place where they can pretend to be anyone they need to be in order to gain a child’s trust. But there is only so much that parents can do to limit exposure to potentially dangerous areas of the Internet. Aside from technological safeguards and a […]

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The prevalence of smartphones, tablets, and digital media players, has resulted in a battle for bandwidth on college campuses.  Who is using all the bandwidth? 68% of institutions allow students unlimited internet connectivity. 77% of institutions report increased bandwidth usage as significant issue for their network. 41% of students have 3 or more devices connected […]

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Despite problems in recent months with its initial public offering (IPO), Facebook still sits on top of the mountain when it comes to social media. As a result, millions of young people find themselves with social media accounts on the world’s social networking leader, begging the question: How young is too young to have an […]