Sunday, July 12, 2020

Social Media Articles

Changing our Thinking on how Children use Social Media During COVID-19 (Video Tech Tip)

As parents, we restrict kids' device usage. But, during COVID-19 era, we should relax this. Screens are how kids are connecting & maintaining friendships.

With Social Distancing in Effect, Try Social Media “Gathering” Instead!

Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), medical professionals are recommending social distancing. I am recommending using Social Media "Gathering" instead!

News & Tips: MegaBreach, Non-Private Tweets – What To Do With Security?

2019 news of a "MegaBreach" & non-private Twitter messages - this type of security hack affects us all. Learn the details & how to better protect yourself.

We Must Be Citizens of Humanity Before Citizen Journalists

Human-instigated tragedies around the world have made me realize we need to be citizens of humanity instead of citizen journalists.

7 Tips for Facebook Messenger for Back to School, Students & Parents

Facebook Messenger offers a variety of features that students and parents might find particularly helpful for Back to School and during the school year.

TheSmartTalk.org Makes a Social & Digital Safety Contract for Families and Gets the Discussion Going

Having a family conversation about social media and being a digital citizen is incredibly important. TheSmartTalk.org offers a great way to do this!

My Views on Blogging, Influencers & Brands – Interview with Imperial Leisure

Imperial Leisure recently published an interview I (Michael Sheehan) had with them regarding my views on blogging, influencers & brands. Read the interview.

Online, It’s Really All about “Me” So Protect It – #MentorME

Nowadays, developing a digital reputation is critical, but just as important is its maintenance. #MentorME campaign aims to show how key this is.

Don’t Restrict Your Child’s Smartphone, Instead Discover via Monitoring with AT&T Smart Limits

Instead of restricting children's smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here's how.

Content Creation & Social Media Advice: Don’t Force It!

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

Parents Guide to Social Media Apps Used by Kids

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...

How to Turn Off Facebook’s Auto-Play Videos & Save Data

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...
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