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The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

Posted under: Internet, Safety and Cyber Bullying

Today's youth don't know life without access to the internet. While this is a wonderful resource for learning and sharing, it also has a very dark side. Danger lurks on the internet and it's important we are all vigilant and informed about the dangers children face. We discuss 14 apps and social media sites that present a specific danger to children and discuss what parents can do to keep their children safe.

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

Posted under: Internet and Google

Today blogging is hugely popular having evolved from simple personal online journals to a major source of digital information and entertainment. Over a fairly short period of time, a government research project has become a core part of how we express ourselves, read news and connect with others.

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Posted under: Internet and Television

Disney Plus is the new streaming service from Disney. It’s a subscription-based service and is the the entertainment giant's direct response to other streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go. Streaming has become extremely popular in recent years as cord-cutting becomes a favored way to save money. In this post we discover the pros and cons of signing up for Disney Plus.

14 Facts About YouTube You Probably Didn't Know

14 Facts About YouTube You Probably Didn't Know

Posted under: Internet, Social Media and Youtube

YouTube gives us everything from tutorials, mindless entertainment, free education, the latest music, and much more. For many people it's a huge part of their digital life so here we explore 14 interesting facts about YouTube that you may not be aware of.

The Complete Guide to Domain Names: What Are They and How Do They Actually Work

The Complete Guide to Domain Names: What Are They and How Do They Actually Work

Posted under: Internet

Nearly all of us are familiar with typing web addresses into search engines to access the online content we want but a lot of us don't understand how the internet actually works. Have you ever stopped to think about what those web addresses mean?

The 10 Craziest Internet Hoaxes In History

The 10 Craziest Internet Hoaxes In History

Posted under: Internet and Funny

The internet is a fantastic source of information but that information can occasionally be untrue. From modern-day "fake news" to April Fools jokes to dangerous scams, it can all be found out there on the world wide web. There have been many hoaxes that have taken over the internet and here we take a look at 10 of the craziest.

How to Check if a Website is Safe and Legitimate - The Ultimate Guide

How to Check if a Website is Safe and Legitimate - The Ultimate Guide

Posted under: Internet and Safety

Online scams and cons get more ingenious and harder to spot every day. One of the skills you need to learn to make sure you stay safe online is how to tell the difference between safe and legitimate sites and the malicious ones that can cause you real problems.

19 Alarming Cybercrime Statistics For 2020

19 Alarming Cybercrime Statistics For 2020

Posted under: Internet and Safety

Cybercrime is defined as any crime that is committed with the use of a computer. Despite the very real threat cybercrime poses, not enough people take it seriously or fully understand what it is. In this article, we look at 19 alarming cybercrime statistics that will hopefully prompt you to be as safe and secure as possible when using the internet.

Internet Security 101: How To Keep Your Home Internet Safe And Secure

Internet Security 101: How To Keep Your Home Internet Safe And Secure

Posted under: Internet and Safety

There are many threats online from hackers looking to steal your passwords to ransomware trying to hold your machine and data hostage. Thankfully, there are many tools you can use to keep your home internet safe and secure. In this blog post, we look at some of the most common threats and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

Common Home WiFi Problems and How to Fix Them

Common Home WiFi Problems and How to Fix Them

Posted under: Internet and Wi-Fi

While problems with your home internet may crop up from time to time, it’s usually fairly easy to do basic troubleshooting with your WiFi connection and get your service working again. The main types of issues that can occur are a slow connection, no connection, or a security breach. In this article, we'll walk you how to go about fixing each one.

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