Category Archives: Internet and Social Network

Best Apps for Busy Moms

From home life with their husband and children, going to work, visiting out with friends, and the never ending supermarket sweep right before closing hours, mothers today are super-active, multitasking women. They run at the speed of light, and it’s quite difficult (if not impossible) to stop and keep up with them. Mothers have this…
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Healthy Relationships in the Digital World

The following is a reproduction of the text from a conference for parents on the theme of managing healthy relationships in the digital world. It was delivered by María Álvarez de las Asturias, an expert in family orientation. For many years, her professional work has involved education about emotions, along with mediation and resolution of…
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Five Android Applications for Parental Control

The internet is a whole new world to discover. In times such as these, when the overload of information to which we are exposed is overwhelming, and when many criminals take advantage of any naivety or knowledge gaps, one’s child can suddenly come accross content that is inappropriate for his age and life. For this…
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The 10 Best Children’s Apps on iPad and iPhone

Whoever said that technology isn’t capable of creating moments rich in fun, growth, interaction, and even connection between parents and their children? Certainly, traditional games such as dolls for girls and soldiers for boys retain their appeal and value. Yet in the age of internet, multimedia technology can be helpful for the imagination as well.…
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Did you make any digital resolutions?

It’s nearing the end of March, so you’ve probably perused your fair share of articles on New Year’s resolutions. But what about digital resolutions? In a society where this is such a big focus, did you stop to consider your digital habits? All I’m saying is that it deserves a moment, as I took when…
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Sexting and teenagers: 40% send messages of sexual nature

More than 40% of Italian youth between the ages of 12 to 17, send or receive, through the internet, messages, images or videos, with explicit sexual reference unbeknownst to their parents. Save the Children recently published a report drafted by the agency IPSOS in view of Safer Internet Day Study 2015 edition. Their objective was…
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#tengotunúmero: A Spanish Campaign on the Risks of WhatsApp

The Spanish organization Alia 2 was founded to defend the rights of minors on the Internet and to promote its safe and responsible use. Alia 2 recently launched a savvy social media campaign #tengotunúmero [# I have your number]. The goal is to raise awareness among parents about their children’s social networks, and particularly WhatsApp.…
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“Safe Spaces” and Freedom of Expression

Is the right to freedom of speech severely threatened in the United States, homeland by definition to such freedom of expression? The results of a 2015 study conducted by the Pew Research Center seem to affirm so. The new generations, however, do not seem to have a good eye for critical speech and harsh debate,…
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