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Unlinking Google+ and Gmail, Updating Snapchat and more

Happy Friday! Every Friday, I am answering your questions  and sharing other helpful blogs and resources. Today, we are talking about Google, Snapchat and Kids in the House. Gmail & Google+ If your kid  has a Gmail account chances are they have a Google+ profile. Google automatically creates one for every Gmail account. This week, Google announced…

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Talking to your Teen about the Snapchat Hack

Although you may have lost sleep over the Target breach, chances are it barely registered with your teen. The breach that should concern them is Snapchat. One of the reasons teens flock to Snapchat is privacy. Here, they can send funny photos and silly messages to their friends that disappear. Teens can have fun without…

Top 5 Posts in 2013

Happy 2014! KidsPrivacy is starting off 2014 with a new look. I am closing in on my 3rd anniversary and felt the site needed an update. Not only does KidsPrivacy look better, it has some new features. I have expanded the menu so you can easily find posts about the latest apps, devices and online safety…

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Do you know the 5 sites teens are on?

In December, Josh Miller interviewed his 10th grade sister about how she and her friends are using technology. His interview inspired Gerry Tan  to conduct a survey of teens and young adults about which services they used regularly. For teens, he found the top 5 sites were Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat and Twitter. The most used…