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Google’s Family Link App for IOS and Android

for Android and IOS using Google's Family Link App for Kids

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Online Predators Are Using Fortnite To Lure Children

It was revealed this week that 24 men were arrested in New Jersey, for allegedly being online predators. These men came from all walks of life and ranged in ages from 21 to 50. One of the arrested individuals was a Police Sergeant. All of those arrested had been caught following a sting operation where police created profiles of 14 and 15-year-old boys and girls. The men believed they were engaging with young teens online, their own profiles were also of teens and young adults.

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Parental Controls Google Family Link for Android and IOS

What is Google Family Link? Google Family Link is a mobile app. It is available for both Android and IOS devices. It enables parents to create a specific Google Account for your child. This Google Account is a similar your own account, however once used with the Family Link App, you can now set ground rules for the use of the child’s device, such as deciding for yourself,

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A number of suicides linked to Whatsapp Momo Challenge

A new social media craze is taking the world by storm. The Momo challenge, has already been linked to a number of suicides. It is similar to the previously seen online challenges, such as the Blue Whale challenge which claimed up to 150 young lives from suicide.

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Setting up Parental Controls for Netflix

An easy to follow instructional guide for patents in setting up on Netflix

Internet Safety Advice for Parents

Two out of every three Post Primary students, asked to send, or have received Sexualised Images – Advice for Parents

    Students at Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin, Co. Dublin, recently discovered in a study, that two out of every three people in the school, had received a sexualized image, or had been asked for one. The results led students to launch their own Sexting awareness campaign. Sexting is an obvious source of concern for… Continue reading Two out of every three Post Primary students, asked to send, or have received Sexualised Images – Advice for Parents

Internet Safety Advice for Parents

Is it time for the whole family to take a ‘Digital Detox’?

Is your family a slave to the lure of a digital screen. If so it may be time you all turned the devices off and experienced a well deserved 'Digital Detox'

Internet Safety Advice for Parents

Children sharing inappropriate images can have harmful consequences !!

Today we would like to discuss, how harmful it can be for children to share inappropriate images of themselves, with others when using their devices. Incredibly we have found that children in Irish Primary Schools in 5th and 6th class, are very aware of this behaviour. What some children can believe is a just a funny image or photo of themselves, can have really serious long negative effects if shared with others.