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Is your High School student a star athlete? One that might go on to play college sports? Believe it or not, social media could make or break that college sports career. As Larry Nance Jr. learned during the NBA draft, social media posts can come back to haunt you. Moments after he was drafted to the Lakers, a tweet Nance put years ago when he was 19 resurfaced much to his embarrassment. In the Tweet, Nance  made an offensive comment...

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Hiding In Plain Sight


Posted By on Sep 3, 2015

Sexting, snapchat, and personal messaging are all opportunities for individuals to share inappropriate photos that can be saved to a device by various methods. With sexting laws in place in most areas this could quite possibly mean legal trouble should the images stored on a device be sexual and inappropriate in nature. The Parent Feed suggests to spot check your child’s phone on occasion to make sure he or she is not in possession of...

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Most kids between the ages of 12-17 participate in some form of online gaming whether it be through a console, handheld device or tablet. In general parents view this sort of online activity as “safe”. While kids often hook up with friends online to play, 27% are playing with strangers that have only “met” online. As you can imagine, this presents an opportunity for dangerous exchanges. We at The Parent Feed, would like to offer some...

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  Nature Valley recently put out  this video  highlighting our children’s disconnect with the world around them. They ask 3 generations to recount their most vivid childhood memories and the answers from the youngest are heartbreaking. We at The Parent Feed think it perfectly illustrates what it means for our kids be growing up in the “Digital Generation”. Instead of touching, feeling, seeing and getting dirty...

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You might think it’s safe for your kids to use the Internet as long as they’re going on sites geared toward kids. But two child and consumer advocacy groups are charging that one of those kids sites shows some videos geared more toward adults. They filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission this month, saying Google’s YouTube Kids isn’t as safe as it is billed to be, and that it is definitely not completely safe for the kids...

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    Is your kid a Jordan or a Nike? Is she Uggs or Crocs? Or maybe she relates more to a hat trick or an own goal. If someone posts Hat Trick on your child’s Instagram with a cute smiley emoji, or a Crocs with a crying face emoji, you might be confused about what it all means. We at The Parent Feed wanted to help you decipher these labels. What theses labels are, are a way for kids to rate each other on social media. On...

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