Students

Are Millennials Using Technology For Good?

The numbers are in; it’s a great wide web out there, and no one is using technology more than the Millennials. Don’t believe me? According to a Nielsen consumer study from 2014, Millennials are 24% of the population, on par with the Baby Boomers, and they’re logging in up to 18 hours a day to …

School / Students

Digital Citizenship Back To School Guide

Fall is in the air, new, crisp notebooks are flying off the shelves and everyone is grabbing their 64-color box of Crayolas to get ready; it’s back to school time.

But more now than ever before, it’s not just about preparing your kids with the supplies that they need when it comes to clothes and what …

Guides / Technology

Clean Up Your Digital Footprint

The most popular footprint to clean up nowadays, besides the dirt one in your foyer, is your ecological one; between solar panels and organic foods, it’s a worldwide phenomenon that just won’t quit.

But even more relevant for today’s technology-crazed society is your digital footprint, and what exactly it says about you. If you’ve ever Googled …

Social Media

Unfriending Someone on Facebook: Is it Cyberbullying?

We all know that cyberbullying on Facebook happens. Typically it’s an unrelenting barrage of messages or posts, designed to belittle and humiliate the recipient. But now a case in Australia is making headlines in which a woman charged her employer for bullying when she defriended her on Facebook.

In what is unfolding as a convoluted and …

Guides / Parents

A Parent’s Guide to Cyber Bullying

As parents, it’s the last thing we want to imagine, but in an age of social media, bullying has taken to the online realm. What once just happened on school buses and in crowded hallways is now taking on a much more personal and difficult to detect form, and cyber bullying is now …