Amy Kelly is the CEO of Parent eSource, the global resource, community, and social media trending firm she founded in 2010 to transform the communication between parents and their children. Parent eSource has achieved stunning results by helping countless parents better understand the changing world their teens live in and providing innovative resources to help parents connect with their connected teens Amy has established her revolutionary perspective, resources and technology and is a sought after expert in sharing her insight and parental connection advice.
As we approach our 100th blog post at Parent eSource, we thought we’d create collections of some of our best articles to date. Wether you’re a new reader or have been with us since the beginning, we hope you will enjoy and share the below list of our personal favorites.
Are We Experiencing a Societal Shift? - Are we experiencing a societal shift happening in the way we’re shaping our youth through the current media trends and social media outlets? If so, how is this impacting our leaders of tomorrow?
Help Protect Your Teens Online - Socializing on the web has become a way of life for many older teens. 40% of young people visit websites like Facebook or MySpace on a typical day, and those who do hang out for an average of almost one hour (The Kaiser Family Foundation).
More than Just Friends: Who has access to your kids information on Facebook? – One of the common misnomers I hear with respect to Facebook privacy is that only your “friends” have access to your information, photos, status updates or anything else you choose to share. However, in very few situations is this actually the case.
Testing Your Child’s Facebook Privacy Settings - We wanted to share with parents a quick and easy way to get an outside perspective of how their child’s profile is represented online.
Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know - As we’ve discussed in the past, navigating the often changing and confusing security settings on Facebook can be both challenging and frustrating. In an effort to make this process easier for you and your children, today we bring you an article courtesy of Mashable that explains some of the must-knows.
Moms Have More Facebook Friends - Would you expect moms to have more Facebook friends than their tween or teen? A new study shows that this tends to be the case. Who has more Facebook friends, you or your kids?
Heard it From a Friend: How Facebook Friends Can Expose Your Personal Data - Today I want to highlight perhaps an even more serious risk, when friends in your network grant applications permission to YOUR personal Facebook data.
Egypt’s Revolution and America’s Youth - When young people today think of revolution, history lessons and men from far-away lands usually come to mind. Januray 25th, 2011, changed all of that.
The Upside to Teens that Social Network - Despite the common perception that sites such as Facebook breed narcissism, a newWorld Vision study says almost half of all teens are becoming more cause-oriented through social networking.
HMU? - Remember the good old days before your kids became tweens and teens and actually used to talk to you about their lives without an interrogation?
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