The Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast is brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. This podcast is designed for parents, grandparents, guardians, or caregivers of children. Get information about the trends and updates on the latest apps, websites, and online activity of children 17 yrs and younger. Topics include: activities of the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force; App of the Week; tips & methods for combating online child exploitation and sextortion; Internet safety laws; cyberbullying; healthy online habits; protecting your child from strangers online; safe sharing tips; and responses to listener questions! Stay informed, and keep your children safe.
PKO 128: Into The Cloud: Season 2! And Other New FREE NCMEC Resources
This episode features Susan Kennedy, Prevention Manager with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Into the Cloud Season 2 has released, which is a great way to introduce the topic of online safety to young children with the use of...
PKO 127: Common Sense Media - "Sensical" Streaming for Kids!
Check out this episode to hear exciting news from Common Sense on the upcoming launch of their new Sensical platform! It's a free streaming service to provide reviewed, age-appropriate content for children 2-12. We can't wait! This episode also talks...
PKO 126: 2020 Review & 2021 Announcements
This episode provides some great stats and information from Wisconsin ICAC work throughout 2020 (Thank you for all the PKO episode listens & downloads, and for sharing the information)! PKO also provides some exciting safety information and...
PKO 125: I Agree! Terms & Conditions, Device Settings, & More
In this episode, join PKO to chat about the importance of learning capabilities of new devices and paying attention to both device and account settings. In fact, if you have new devices (or apps or games) in the home, this is a perfect time to take a...
PKO 124: Is Making New Friends as Easy as... WINKing?
Wink is an add-on app for Snapchat that allows you to communicate with new users based on both users agreeing to connect. As always when connecting with strangers online, there are safety concerns to be aware of with this. Join us on this episode to...
PKO 123: Special Episode! Interview with Social World Podcast
Join us for this special one-hour episode where ICAC is guests of David Niven and the Social World Podcast! David has over 35 years of national and international experience in the field of social welfare, and is recognized as an independent expert on...
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Thanks guys for putting this together. With all the apps out there it's hard to keep up