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Clearer picture of what hurts kids online, globally: Research

Net Family News - January 08, 2018 4534

Even people under 18 would probably say we adults are getting smarter in the way we’re viewing cyberbullying (we could ask them [#stuvoice @stu_voice]!). That is, if they knew there’s growing consensus among researchers in many countries that “cyberbullying” isn’t the most useful term for online hurtful behavior and may be inhibiting what we can […]


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Turning now to 2018: Parenting & social media’s ‘breakup’

Net Family News - December 28, 2017 3933

Think about this in terms of parenting and policymaking: “social” and “media are splitting up. 2018 will be the beginning of the end of “first-generation social media,” as tech reporter Taylor Lorenz put it. So when we’re parenting and setting policy about young people’s use of social media (at household, school and national levels), it’d […]


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The state of global youth, digitally speaking: Research

Net Family News - December 16, 2017 3275

There could be no better year-end wrap-up or gift for stakeholders in youth online safety worldwide than Unicef’s just-released “State of the World’s Children…in a Digital World.” In it are the latest research, stories and commentaries from multiple international perspectives, including, to its credit, those of young people in 26 countries. In addition to their […]


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Facebook’s Messenger Kids: Important new digital-parenting tool

Net Family News - December 04, 2017 2601

Facebook’s launch of Messenger Kids is a game-changer – but not just in the way you might think. Sure it’s the world’s largest social media service’s first product for people under 13. That’s certainly big news, and what will capture most of the headlines this week. But it’s actually a combination of that and something […]


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Facebook’s Messenger Kids: Important new digital-parenting tool

Net Family News - December 04, 2017 2592

Facebook’s launch of Messenger Kids is a game-changer – but not just in the way you might think. Sure it’s the world’s largest social media service’s first product for people under 13. That’s certainly big news, and what will capture most of the headlines this week. But it’s actually a combination of that and something […]


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Post-FOSI: Online safety now, predictions for 2020

Net Family News - November 20, 2017 1842

Post-FOSI: Online safety now, predictions for 2020 by Anne on November 20, 2017 “Trust and civility” were, so very appropriately, the focus of the ‘s just-ended annual conference this challenging year. “We have witnessed countless examples…of ways that trust in institutions, in organizations and even in each other has been eroded,” FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam noted in his . “And we have watched how basic civility has been challenged by trolling, online harassment, bullying behavior and worse.” So back to trust and civility.