Having a family conversation about social media and being a digital citizen is incredibly important. TheSmartTalk.org offers a great way to do this!
Imperial Leisure recently published an interview I (Michael Sheehan) had with them regarding my views on blogging, influencers & brands. Read the interview.
Nowadays, developing a digital reputation is critical, but just as important is its maintenance. #MentorME campaign aims to show how key this is.
Instead of restricting children’s smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here’s how.
A word of advice for content creation & social media – don’t force the process! Some tips to be more effective on content creation and social media strategy
I was recently asked by a reader of my site (Denise) if I could put together a chart that lists out some of the main social media sites used by tweens and teens and if I could provide some commentary on how they are dangerous (or not) for kids – essentially, a Parents Guide to Social Media apps used by kids. As my kids are either in the social media age or quickly entering, I definitely do have some opinions. But, I don’t want to be alarmist. There are a lot of factors that determine whether or not a particular …
If you are anything like me, you watch your cell phone’s data consumption very closely. And given that I have 4 other people on my family shared plan (3 of them being teens & almost a teen), there are some apps that simply gulp down data. Tweens and teens absolutely LOVE image and video apps (think Instagram, Vine, SnapChat and others) and while many kids are not gravitating toward Facebook, Facebook is typically a high-consumer of data. The Facebook mobile app has a very sneaky way of gobbling up data, especially because of the feature that auto-plays any videos in …