Parents: Important Chromebook feature is removed

Jan 30, 2018 | Parents, Tech Guides

As a parent, you should be faced with the insistent question of how much online supervision your children need. Learning how to use technology effectively and independently is crucial for their future, but it also exposes them to areas of the internet you’d rather them not see.

Chromebook is a different breed of computer. It runs on Google’s web-based Chrome OS, which is designed to be used exclusively with an Internet connection. Like everything Google makes, Chromebooks are designed to work simply and efficiently. And because everything on a Chromebook flows through the Chrome browser, it’s simple to manage.

As of January 12, 2018, parental control became more difficult when Google removed its Supervised User functionality from Chromebooks without a replacement feature. So, what’s a parent to do? Protect Young Eyes wrote a complete blog post on this sudden announcement from Google, and they’ve outlined the important steps that parents can still take in order to protect their Chromebook.