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Parental Controls for Android

Parental Controls for Android

Many adults love the flexibility and power of the Android operating system. At Protect Young Eyes, this combination of digital flexibility and power make it a difficult operating system for parents to control … 1160

Parental Controls for iOS

Parental Controls for iOS

All three of Apple’s portable devices (iPod, iPad, iPhone) use the same operating system (iOS) and therefore operate similarly.  The biggest reasons kids ask for an iPod Touch are for texting with their friends … 1157

Add OpenDNS to your router configuration

Add OpenDNS to your router configuration

OpenDNS is a router based filter which controls only the internet traffic that enters your home through the router. Please note that mobile devices are not protected by OpenDNS when mobile networks are used … 1139

When Kids Are Home From School, Pornography Searches Increase 4700%

When Kids Are Home From School, Pornography Searches Increase 4700%

In this blog post from the Net Nanny website, Annemarie Lange uses statistics to describe the magnitude of addictions among young people. Just to quote one statistic: “ONLY 3% OF TEENAGE BOYS AND 17% OF GIRLS HAVE NEVER SEEN ONLINE…

Texting at Night Affects Teens’ Sleep, Academic Performance

Texting at Night Affects Teens’ Sleep, Academic Performance

As we all know, teenagers today communicate regularly by texting or with the use of texting apps. This communication happens during the day, but also late or during the night. Do we know what is being communicated at these hours…