Mr. Shiva Bissessar, Managing & Technical Director at Pinaka Technology Solutions, Pinaka Technology Solutions; + Q&A with Christine Runnegar
Snapchat, a media-sharing and chat app, is all about spontaneity. By default, the text, photos and videos you send disappear seconds after they're viewed – you get to decide how long your friends have to view them.
Guidance for parents and young people about cyberbullying, including advice for ending (or preventing) the cycle of aggression.
Some studies say only 4.5% of teens have ever been cyberbullied and others say the figure's as high as 24%
For many teenagers, their online life is an important part of their social identity. Many young people fear that parents might take away their devices and refuse access to the internet and so do not report cyberbullying to their parents.
Practical, issue-focussed information and advice for parents of children of all ages.
Ms. Christine Runnegar, Director of Public Policy, Internet Society
While the overwhelming majority of young people are using their phones responsibly, it's natural for parents to worry about how their kids are using such powerful devices.
Just about everyone is online these days, including the vast majority of teens and a growing number of young children. Whether by surfing the Web, watching a video, texting, using a smartphone app or playing a game, chances are you’re “connected” whenever you’re using one of your digital devices.