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9 out of 10 kids have been
solicited by predators online



20 Jul Posted by in news | 1 comment

How To Set Up Parental Controls on the iPad

Article from YoursphereForParents.com 1. The first thing you’ll want to do is find the Settings button on your home screen – 2. Once you’ve clicked that, look for the “General” tab on the left side. From there you’ll see the “Restrictions” option—click it. 3. At the top, you’ll want to click “Enable Restrictions”. This will […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety Podcast For Kids – Episode #12

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the last in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to social media privacy for children: How a […]

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17 Jul Posted by in news | 2 comments

How to Set Parental Controls on Mac OS X

Article from http://internet-safety.yoursphere.com First, find the System Preferences icon on your desktop and click on it. It looks like this: Now look for “Accounts” and click that.   You’ll be taken to a screen where you can modify or add users to the computer. In order to set parental controls, your child will need their […]

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11 Jul Posted by in Podcasts | 2 comments

Internet Safety For Kids Podcast – Episode #11

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the second in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to the dangers of geotagging: An explanation of […]

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07 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

Take control over your privacy and discover which FaceBook apps are spying on you

Do you remember all those quizzes you took in Facebook? Do you realize that each one of those apps is silently collecting information about you every day and feeding it to marketers? We just discovered a new service which analyzes every app in your FaceBook account and gives you a detailed report on: Information collected […]

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05 Jul Posted by in Social networking | 1 comment

How to configure privacy settings in Google Plus

Google Plus (also known as Google+) is a brand new social networking site recently created by Google. Just like FaceBook, it’s important that people understand how to configure their privacy settings for themselves and their family. Google Plus has many different features (circles, incoming posts, sharing defaults, network visibility, and more) that are different from […]

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03 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

Twitter – A Revolutionary Way for Kids to Text for Free, Cyberbully and More

Article from YourSphereforParents.com “@” is a way to directly refer to another Twitter user when you send out a tweet. So, if you post a tweet and you put @marykayhoal in the tweet, then I will see on my Twitter account that you mentioned me in your tweet. As well, anyone who follows me on […]

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01 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

14% of Children Have Chosen to Meet a Stranger They Met Online

Article from http://internet-safety.yoursphere.com 14% of children 9 – 14 years old, and 12% of high school students 15 – 18 years old purposefully chose to meet with a stranger (in real life) they had chatted with online according to research published in the July issue of the American Journal of Nursing.  In addition, half of […]

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01 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

“Kids and Geotagging” video now available

Check out our latest video on “Kids and Geotagging”.  

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30 Jun Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety For Kids Podcast – Episode #10

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the first in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to Internet safety for kids: What caused Mary […]

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