Tag Archives: Cyber Bullying

App Chat – Snapchat, Are Your Kids On It?

        Parents, its been in the news and the buzz is that Snapchat can be used by teens to aid in private sexting sessions. Available in the Apple App store and on Google play, Snapchat is available for Android and iOS devices and is an image sharing app where images can be [...]

ImageVision’s software aims to keep kids’ smartphones safe

Dallas Business Journal: Feb 8, 2013, 5:00am CST ImageVision’s software aims to keep kids’ smartphones safe photo by Jake Dean ‘Parents seem to be more comfortable in giving their car keys to a 16-year-old than giving them a smartphone,’ says ImageVision co-founder Mitch Butler.  By Ghianda Becerril, Staff Writer About five years ago, Mitch Butler, co-founder [...]

App Chat: Are Your kids on Skype?

This week’s App Chat is focused on the Skype application. Again, because I am an iphone user, my experiences with the Skype application are based on how I explored the app through my smartphone and then I visited the online version as using a smartphone, subscribers to Skype can contact anyone with the app phone [...]

Make a pact!

Although the rules of Facebook are to be a minimum of 13 yrs of age before owning an account, we all know the truth. Kiddos are signing up at any age if they have access to the site and they are coming across just about any content. If millions of Facebook subscribers aren’t even aware [...]

Cyberbaiting Bad Videos Not

We’ve been asked to do many interviews about the newest form of cyberbullying happening online and I thought it only appropriate to give parents or subscribers some information on the dangerous new trend with social networking.   Cyberbaiting – While in the classroom, students bait teachers into losing control of their classroom in order to [...]

Facebook NOT an Organized Meeting Spot!!!

I am sure that no one could have imagined that social media sites would turn into a place where teenagers throw morality out the window in exchange for a digital hug, or a meeting place for organized crime. Yet, every day a quick Google news search relays stories about just those types of stories and [...]

E-Gift It!

EyeGuardian for Christmas, the perfect E-gift! With less than a week, perhaps you’re wondering what to get the moms in your soccer car-pool, or maybe the other parents in church group? How about the poker dads out there or your coworkers? Well in a recent hustle and bustle to get things bought, wrapped and placed [...]

Visual Recognition Technology and EyeGuardian for Facebook

EyeGuardian was present for the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop on facial recognition software. Discussed in the workshop were several topics such as facial recognition for advertising, safety and the implications of using it in public places. I have to admit that, the technology showcased was quite impressive. Using facial recognition, companies are able to scan a [...]

“Ugly App” Downloaded 3 Million Times!!

As if it isn’t enough that teens or tweens have the ability to post mean things to one another, about one another and for the purpose of hurting each other, an itunes app has made it even easier for cyberbullying to be shared on Facebook. According to several news stories, the “Ugly Meter App” has [...]

Top Ten Reasons to Be Thankful for EyeGuardian for Facebook!

  Facebook is a favorite in my home. I have two of the most social teenagers and it always floods over digitally and many of those social interactions, I have a feeling, started on Facebook first. I used to think that perhaps my kiddos were a bit abnormal always talking about who posted what and [...]