These days every laptop comes with a built-in webcam. We love webcams because they have made it possible for us to stay in contact with our loved ones not only verbally but visually. Online meetings with overseas clients have also become more personal. Job interviews can now be held remotely and online tutoring classes have become more practicable.
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The internet has a huge influence in our day to day lives – impacting us both negatively and positively.
Although it’s hard to control internet usage, there are steps you can take to manage the amount of control it has over your household. Our internet safety talks for kids and parents being one of them.
At BeSecureOnline, we believe that knowledge is power and by informing both yourself and your children of the dangers of the internet – you can help make the internet a safer place.
Internet safety for kids is at the heart of our business. We provide internet safety talks for kids and teens year round and have developed a realistic, fun approach to addressing issues and the dangers the internet often presents.
Is it possible that the internet is being taken back by a silent majority who is finally making its voice heard, expressing its dismay about internet safety and the shocking content found on some platforms.
Following some menacing threats from the British Government, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pressured Facebook into announcing that Instagram would intervene and take down self-harm content.
Is this the start of something big or simply a cynical defense move?
Before we dive into our safety guidelines – we’ll briefly explain what SnapChat is and how it works. Don’t worry most parents haven’t the faintest idea what or how it works.
Social Media and the amount of time we spend online has a greater affect on our lives and mental health than we, as adults, can often comprehend.
Our children have an even less understanding of the impact social media, online bullying and instant gratification has on their day to day lives and overall happiness.
Essentially, the best way to protect yourself on Facebook is to delete your account altogether.
If that’s a little extreme, then below are a few internet safety steps you can take in the meantime.
BeSecureOnline explains how to install AVG Internet Security, industry leading and great value antivirus protector for Windows, Android Phones. Best feature is the value for the user up to 256 devices, followed by really good support and well known protection capabilities.
London's Fraud Squad are warning Parents to be vigilant in regards to Battle Royale from Fortnite. The most successful online game ever. Kids are buying fake V Bucks currency using parents private details and innocently providing banking details. Parents are being warned tha children are being induced onto criminal sites from YouTube and Facebook.
The purpose of a “Virtual Private Network” (VPN) is to offer the user a secure internet tunnel, logging absolutely none of their internet activity, data exchanged or data received.
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