2015

KidsPrivacy gearing up for 2015

Where did 2014 go? With writing my first book and presenting to middle school as well as elementary school parents about parenting in the digital world, this year flew by. 2015 is gearing up to be another exciting year for KidsPrivacy. Before moving forward, I wanted to take a look back at 2014, its successes as well…

yik yak feature

Yik Yak is today’s Anonymous Burn Book

Yik Yak is the latest in a series of new anonymous apps. On Yik Yak, people have complete anonymity to share their uncensored thoughts, observations and comments. This app is designed to act as a local bulletin board for communities. Unfortunately, what many people use it for is to post mean and bitchy comments about other people.…

omegle

Omegle – Have a chat with a Random Stranger

Last week, I gave a talk at the middle school about what apps and sites are popular with kids. Last year I spent most of my time talking about Facebook, not this year. Kids are moving off Facebook to other sites. My talk focused on the big 5 sites but I also mentioned a few…