The Smart Social Team teaches parents, educators, and students how to stay safe on social media so they can Shine Online. We show you how to audit your Google results and use your social media accounts as a portfolio of positive accomplishments. We keep it tactical and practical with tips you can use to better understand how to navigate the digital world as a parent, student, and educator. Learn more at SmartSocial.com
2021 Telegram App Guide
Beth from the SmartSocial.com team explains what the Telegram Messenger app is about, how it works, the dangers in this app for teens, and tips for parents to help keep students safer online.
Whisper App Dangers with the SmartSocial.com Team
Josh Ochs, SmartSocial.com founder, and Beth from the SmartSocial team talk about the Whisper App and the dangers of this app that encourages users to connect with strangers. Beth shares her concerns as a parent. Josh shares some of the top tips and resources for parents to learn about dangerous apps, like Whisper, aksFM, and others that teens want to use.
View the SmartSocial.com 2021 Whisper App Guide for Parents & Educators: https://smartsocial.com/whisper-app/
2021 Whisper App Guide for Parents & Educators
In this episode, Beth from the SmartSocial.com team talks about what the Whisper app is and how it works, why students are interested in this app, the dangers of teens using the app, and tips for how to talk with your students about using social media safely.
The Importance of Literacy in a Digital World: Stuart Udell, Achieve3000
What reading level is your student on? Are you forcing them to read certain books or do they pick out what they want to read? Do they read a variety of mediums from newspapers to magazines to books? In this episode, Josh Ochs interviews Stuart Udell from Achieve3000 to talk about literacy in a digital age.
Is your student hiding something? Deceiving calculator apps
In this episode, Beth from the SmartSocial.com team talks about calculator vault and privacy apps and how students might use these to hide inappropriate photos and videos on their devices. We give tips for parents on how to talk to students about these apps and how to search in app stores to find out if the apps have ever been on their students’ devices.
What are Social Media Jet Lag and Cyberloafing?
In this episode, Josh shares how social media can cause a disturbance in our body's natural circadian rhythm. When this happens, we feel jet-lagged, similar to changing time zones when traveling.
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Such great easy to use information. I feel so informed and empowered to help my kids stay safe on the web!
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So much great info!
Amazing information to keep your kids safe on social media platforms and tips for your child to build their internet brand to stand out during college app and job interviews!