Blog Archive


Consider removing VR headsets from wish lists this holiday season

“Shopping” for single parents

Offenders targeting parents on dating apps

Risks of children exposed to sexual violence on Omegle

Snapchat introduces new parental control centre. A step in the right direction, but still a few steps behind

Age altering filters mislead victims


Reports of boys falling prey to sextortion scams climb

New Billy book brimming with lessons about the buddy system

Appropriateness of app age restrictions

App age ratings can be misleading- what to be aware of and how you can help keep youth safe.

Starting the conversation around online sexual violence

Social Media Sextortion

Offenders are threatening to hack or are hacking Snapchat® accounts to sextort teens — how to help keep your youth safe.


The Latest Sextortion Tactics Targeting Teens

6 sophisticated ways offenders are sextorting youth online

The growing sextortion problem

Sextortion is on the rise—here’s how you can help protect your teens

The real‑life imposters of Among Us™

What parents need to know about the popular online game

Your Face, Not Your Body

New sextortion tactics are being reported to

All About You

Even with private social media accounts, youth’s bios might give too much info away


Now is the Time

How to tackle the pornography talk, which needs to happen sooner than you think

Hard Truth

What are cappers, and the real online risk your kids face right now

Digital Diligence

How parents can keep kids safe while homeschooling online

Staying Safe Together

Tips for keeping kids safe online while out of school

Quick Guide to Twitch® and Mixer™

What you need to know about these popular live-stream platforms


A Quick Guide to TikTok™

What parents need to know about this viral app

Pause Before Posting

Parents need to consider the potential risks of posting photos of their children online

Gifts & Gadgets

Learn the risks your kids are facing with their new devices and what you can do to help keep them safe


Risk on the Rise analysts weigh in on the increase of sextortion and how teens are being targeted

Why We Don’t Just Say Don’t Send Nudes

Don’t just say don’t: Alternative ways to discuss the risks of sending nudes with your teen.

What Parents Are Asking PKO

Getting the Message

Could apps like Facebook®’s Messenger Kids lull parents into a false sense of security?


Glitching Out

Ways to keep your kids safe while playing online games

Four Quick Tips to Help Prevent Your Child from Seeing Inappropriate YouTube® Videos

Tips to help make YouTube safer for children.

Quick Guide to Instagram Live™

Learn what Instagram Live is, what the risks are for young people and what you can do to help them use it safely.