Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apps, social media complicate fight against sexual predators – Keeping Kids Safe Online

 Investigators call them “travelers” – sexual predators who groom their young victims using text messages or social media, then travel to meet them.  In some cases, sexual predators have mailed smart phones to their victims to gain direct access.  Predators … Continue reading

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Former South Florida ICE chief pleads guilty to child porn – Keeping Kids Safe Online

What happens when the person protecting our children becomes the predator? The former leader of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in South Florida  who once spearheaded the efforts to fight against child pornography faces a mandatory five years in … Continue reading

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The Cinnamon Challenge – Keeping Kids Safe Online

When speaking about keeping kids safe online, it’s not only the predators and cyber bullies we need to worry about. Often times children are their own worst enemy.  If you allow your child to browse the Internet or frequent YouTube … Continue reading

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Posting photos of your child from your smart phone may put them at risk – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Posting Photos of your children from your smart phone may be putting them at risk! Video blog with 3 practical steps (things you can do today) to keep your child safe online!   Share this with others who love children! … Continue reading

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Study: 1 in 4 teens has sent nude photos via text, email – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Research shows that children spend an average of 71/2 hours a day using smart phones, computers or other electronic devices.  One 14-year old stated that he receives and sends an average of 500 text messages a day!  What’s even more … Continue reading

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