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ConnectSafely
Jun 20, 2024

Why Surgeon General's Social Media Warning Label is a Bad Idea
The Surgeon General called for a warning label on social media platforms, but it's not a good idea

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ConnectSafely
Jun 19, 2024

Ask Trish: Pride Month: LGBTQIA Representation In Tech
It's Pride Month! And there's so much to celebrate. But there's also a lot of work to be done, especially in the tech world…

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ConnectSafely
Jun 13, 2024

Encryption is a Preventative Tool that Protects Children
Encryption is a preventative tool that protects children. Children have a right to privacy. Article 16 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states: "No child shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his or her privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor unlawful attacks on his or her honor […]

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ConnectSafely
Jun 11, 2024

Ask Trish: Help! I'm The Victim of Non-Consensual Sexual Deepfake
"Trish, someone recently made an AI image of me where I was naked and is sharing it online. I'm humiliated. How do I stop the image from spreading?"

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ConnectSafely
Jun 05, 2024

Misinformation or Disinformation? Do You Know the Difference?
What can we do to make it more likely the information we share is accurate?

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ConnectSafely
Jun 04, 2024

Ask Trish: What Are AI Hallucinations?
"I've heard a lot about AI hallucinations, I'm wondering what they are actually…"

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ConnectSafely
May 31, 2024

Podcast: Google sleep doc on sleep science and tech
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Dr. Logan Schnieder, Clinical Lead for Sleep Health, Google Health. We talk about all things sleep for adults and children, including healthy sleep habits and helpful sleep technology. Dr. Schneider specializes in the treatment of sleep disorders, which include things like sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, sleepwalking, […]

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ConnectSafely
May 30, 2024

Parent's Quick-Guide to Tech for Tots
Sixty-one percent of parents say that parenting is more difficult than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technology as the reason why. Here is our advice for parents of the youngest kids.

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ConnectSafely
May 29, 2024

NEW Video Gaming Research for 13-17 Year Olds
Pew released new research last week about teens ages 13-17 and their video gaming habits.

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ConnectSafely
May 28, 2024

Ask Trish: Using Generative AI Tech
"Trish, how can I make the most out of ChatGPT? How do u use it?"

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ConnectSafely
May 21, 2024

Ask Trish: Where Is AI Now (May 2024)?
"There's been so much news about AI lately. What are the latest updates?"

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ConnectSafely
May 17, 2024

Social Media and Youth Mental Health — It's Nuanced
The past 14 years have seen a sharp increase in mental illness, self-harm, and suicide among young people in the United States. Some have looked to an obvious culprit - technology - as a cause. As both policymakers and parents consider this debate, we outline some opposing views, critically evaluate their arguments and suggest some paths forward.

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ConnectSafely
May 15, 2024

Podcast: Detecting Disinformation and Spin
Today Larry talks to Peter Adams, Senior Vice President of Research and Design for the News Literacy Project. The election, mis and disinformation, and media literacy come up, as well as some surprising information on how media literacy is taught in classrooms.

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ConnectSafely
May 15, 2024

Talk About How to Handle Online Bullying Before It Happens
The warming temperatures are a signal that the last weeks of the school year are here. This means that our teens are spending more time connecting using their devices. They have big summer plans to make together, and we want that for them! Sometimes text conversations can go in an unexpected direction and unfortunate words are sent. Does it amount to cyberbullying?

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ConnectSafely
May 09, 2024

Generative AI for Families (Video)
Curious about generative AI's role in our future? Our latest video provides a balanced view, helping you understand the potential risks & benefits of this rapidly evolving technology.

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ConnectSafely
May 09, 2024

Family Guide to Generative AI (Video)
Curious about generative AI's role in our future? Our latest guide for families provides a balanced view, helping you understand the potential risks & benefits of this rapidly evolving technology.

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ConnectSafely
May 09, 2024

For kids, summertime doesn't have to mean more screentime
by Larry Magid Summertime is almost here, which means that kids will soon be out of school, perhaps with plenty of time on their hands. That's great, but it also means that they'll have more time to interact with their devices. For some kids, this can be problematic. Although I don't discount the potential damage […]

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ConnectSafely
May 08, 2024

Updates on America's TikTok Use and a Guide For Parents
There is a lot of news about TikTok and the legislation that would require the company to change ownership. It's important to keep ourselves informed about how to keep our families safer when using it.

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ConnectSafely
May 08, 2024

How Many Notifications During a Typical High School Class?
How many notifications during a typical high school class?

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ConnectSafely
May 07, 2024

Ask Trish: Mental Health Awareness Month
With May comes sunshine, flowers, and…Mental Health Awareness Month! That's right, it's one of my favorite months of the year! Mental Health Awareness Month (celebrated in the US, but also globally) is an incredible opportunity to raise awareness about improving our mental health.

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ConnectSafely
May 03, 2024

RT
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ConnectSafely
May 01, 2024

Catfishing and Sextortion
A recent article from CNN provides some helpful explanations and tips we should remind ourselves and our teens about catfishing.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 24, 2024

China ownership Grabs Headlines, but TikTok has Reasonable Teen Safety Policies
On Tuesday, President Biden signed a law that would require ByteDance, a Chinese company, to sell TikTok within the next year or face a ban in the U.S.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 24, 2024

Online Safety Tips for School Breaks
Time away from school, whether for a staycation or for some planned travel, is a great time to remind ourselves about steps we should always take to keep ourselves safer when using our devices. Here are some helpful tips.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 23, 2024

Ask Trish: Neurotechnology
"i've been reading about brain chips that they can implant in your head and they can achieve super cool things. can u explain?"

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ConnectSafely
Apr 17, 2024

What are the Screen Time Dynamics in your Family?
In a new survey of parents and teens released by Pew, there are some interesting key findings about families and screen time.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 16, 2024

Ask Trish: Setting a Secure Password
I'm wondering how do u set the best password? Like what to keep in mind?" 

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ConnectSafely
Apr 10, 2024

Which Mode of Communication - In-person or Digital - is Best for Our Mental Health?
A recent study found that certain types of communication with family, friends, and classmates/coworkers are more beneficial for mental health than others.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 09, 2024

Ask Trish: Will AI Take All of Our Jobs?
"Trish, do u think AI will take all of our jobs? I'm kinda scared…"

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ConnectSafely
Apr 04, 2024

Configuring your Phone to Enhance Well-Being
iPhone and Android phones have tools to help manage your or your child's well-being.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 03, 2024

Online Sports Betting and Gambling Addiction
As we have embarked on March Madness and an exciting season of sports competition, there is an opportunity to proactively talk about online sports betting and gambling with the teens we care about.

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ConnectSafely
Apr 01, 2024

Youth Mental Health in the Age of Cancel Culture and Online Conflict
In this episode, we shift our focus to young adults and college students. We talk to Jessie Quintero Johnson, associate professor for health and social change at Emerson College. Jessie is also a psychotherapist and a licensed clinical social worker. Jessie discusses anti-oppressive social change work, the loneliness epidemic, mental health and some of the […]

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ConnectSafely
Mar 27, 2024

How to Talk to Other Parents About Our Tech Worries
In a recent study parents reported they feel alone in their fears and struggles with their children's tech habits. Read more for tips on how to talk to other parents about tech worries.

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ConnectSafely
Mar 26, 2024

Ask Trish: Murthy v. Missouri
"I'm really interested in law and tech. What is the whole Murthy social media case about?"

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ConnectSafely
Mar 20, 2024

The Hidden Costs of Multitasking
The more complex the tasks, the more time we lose by multi-tasking. In fact, researcher David Meyer, PhD says that we lose as much as 40% of our time when trying to "task switch" between 2 complex tasks. What does this look like in real life?

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ConnectSafely
Mar 19, 2024

Ask Trish: Reporting Cyber Abuse
"How do I report bullying and harassment online? How do I get a platform to notice me?"

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ConnectSafely
Mar 15, 2024

How to Dodge Techno and Moral Panics
In this second episode with Jeff Jarvis, Larry and Jeff discuss regulation, encryption, the dangers of techno-moral panics, and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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ConnectSafely
Mar 13, 2024

How to Avoid or Recover from a Ransomware Attack
Ransomware is one of numerous online crimes designed to separate people, businesses and government agencies from their money.

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ConnectSafely
Mar 13, 2024

Social Media Fact Sheet
Pew Research Center recently released this Teens and Social Media Fact Sheet. Once you have taken a few minutes to review it, consider having a conversation with the 13-17 year olds in your life.

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ConnectSafely
Mar 12, 2024

Ask Trish: BeReal
"I've seen the app BeReal become really popular in the last two years. What is it and is it in?"

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ConnectSafely
Mar 08, 2024

ConnectSafely's Comment on COPPA 2024 Revisions
Submitted to Federal Trade Commission March 8, 2024 Comments in response to FTC proposed rule change ConnectSafely is pleased to comment on the proposed changes to COPPA. We agree that it's appropriate, from time to time, to revisit legislation to adjust for new technologies, new business models and changes to potential online threats. Biometric data: […]

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ConnectSafely
Mar 08, 2024

Gmail Safety: Blocking, Spam Filtering & Children's Accounts
Tips to help block spam and annoying people along with advanced Gmail features

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ConnectSafely
Mar 08, 2024

Gmail's advanced features including blocking and spam filtering
by Larry Magid This post first appeared in the Mercury News Gmail's free email service is extremely popular, but many people don't take advantage of some of its more powerful features like the ability to schedule emails into the future, snooze emails you don't want to deal with right now, filter out emails from people […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 28, 2024

Protect Yourself from Online Trolling Behavior
If a post goes viral, even within a circle of friends, we are more at risk of being a target for online trolling behaviors.

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ConnectSafely
Feb 27, 2024

Ask Trish: Sora
Trish, I love your AI posts. I saw OpenAI just released Sora, can you talk about it?

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ConnectSafely
Feb 22, 2024

How to Protect Your Online Security
by Larry Magid When it comes to online security, you don't have to be paranoid to worry about people who want to harm you.  Sadly, there are such people, and although they have nothing against you personally, they do want your money, and because the internet is global, they can be anywhere in the world, […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 21, 2024

Group Text Best Practices and Etiquette
Between family group texts, the group texts for sports teams we're involved with, group texts with old friends from summer camp… you get the idea. Group texts can be huge, busy, and hard to keep up with. We have tips for how to deal.

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ConnectSafely
Feb 20, 2024

Ask Trish: Sharenting
"My mom keeps posting pics of me online that are embarrassing. How do I get her to stop?"

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ConnectSafely
Feb 15, 2024

High School Students Debate Tech Topics in Partnership with ConnectSafely
by Larry Magid This post first appeared in the Mercury News I had 20 years of schooling with classes in lots of subjects, but the two most important ones I took were junior high school typing and high school forensics. That typing class not only taught me the skills I needed to use a typewriter […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 14, 2024

An Update on Social Media, Capitol Hill, and Proposed Legislation
The CEOs of major social media platforms have been asked to collaborate with lawmakers and support some proposed legislation.

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ConnectSafely
Feb 06, 2024

Safer Internet Day is Over but Resources Remain Online
ConnectSafely along with organizations in more than 100 countries around the world celebrated Safer International Day on Tuesday, February 6th, but today, tomorrow or any other day are also good times to talk about how you and your family can use the internet in a safer and more secure manner. All of our Safer Internet […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 06, 2024

Safer Internet Day & Smart Digital Parenting
By Kerry Gallagher This week marks Safer Internet Day. Tuesday, February 6, was a date recognized internationally for educators and parents to pause and work with their children toward being safer online. This year, ConnectSafely, the U.S. host of Safer Internet Day, premiered a conversation with a member of the National PTA about hot topics […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 06, 2024

Podcast: A conversation with ‘Mediatrician' & Author Dr. Michael Rich
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Dr. Michael Rich, a pediatrician, head of Boston Childrens Hospital Digital Wellness Lab and author of the brand-new book The Mediatrician's Guide: A Joyful Approach to Raising Healthy, Smart, Kind Kids in a Screen-Saturated World. You can listen here or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 06, 2024

Ask Trish: Safer Internet Day 2024
Tuesday, February 6th (today!) is Safer Internet Day 2024! I immediately knew I had to write about it for Ask Trish…

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ConnectSafely
Feb 05, 2024

Social Media App Guides and Quick Guides
Parent Guides Instagram TikTok Discord  Twitch - ConnectSafely  Snapchat Roblox  ZEPETO

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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

Parent and Teen Guide to Generative AI
If you have a teenager at home, chances are pretty good that they've used generative AI. Here's what parents should know.

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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

Parent's Guide to Generative AI
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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

Today is Safer Internet Day
More than 100 countries around the world will come together for Safer Internet Day on Feb. 6.

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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

Tuesday is Safer Internet Day
More than 100 countries around the world will come together for Safer Internet Day on Feb.6 to raise awareness about the benefits and risks of connected technology. ConnectSafely, the official US host of this international event is sponsoring virtual events and releasing resources for use by schools, communities and families across the country. As part […]

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ConnectSafely
Feb 01, 2024

Over 100 Countries Join Forces for Global Safer Internet Day 2024 on Feb. 6, Hosted in the U.S. By ConnectSafely
Silicon Valley, CA February 1, 2024—More than 100 countries around the world will come together for Safer Internet Day on Feb.6 to raise awareness about the benefits and risks of connected technology. ConnectSafely, the official US host of this international event is sponsoring virtual events and releasing resources for use by schools, communities and families […]

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ConnectSafely
Jan 31, 2024

Impact of Video Games on Adolescent Development
I recommend listening to an NPR journalist and mom of two boys Yuki Noguchi talk about her experience parenting her kids through their love of video games.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 30, 2024

Ask Trish: Senate Judiciary Hearing ft. Big Tech CEOs
"Hey Trish, what's the deal with tomorrow's Big Tech hearing?"

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ConnectSafely
Jan 28, 2024

Generative AI: Reaping Rewards and Reducing Risks
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ConnectSafely
Jan 28, 2024

Slide Show — Generative AI: Reaping Rewards and Reducing Risks
An introduction to Generative AI slide show, listing benefits and risks

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ConnectSafely
Jan 24, 2024

How Can We Help Each Other with AI?
We are in a rare moment in time when parents and teens are looking to one another for advice on how to use new technology: generative AI.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 23, 2024

Ask Trish's 100th Post: AI is One of Several Cyber Risks for Youth
This week marks a pretty special milestone for Ask Trish…believe it or not, this is our 100th video/post!

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ConnectSafely
Jan 23, 2024

Ask Trish: Our 100th Video/Post
This week marks a pretty special milestone for Ask Trish…believe it or not, this is our 100th video/post!

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ConnectSafely
Jan 19, 2024

Podcast: Living in a Post-Print World with Jeff Jarvis
Larry speaks with Jeff Jarvis, author of The Gutenberg Parenthesis, about how the age of print was an exception in history. And while it lasted half a millennium, we are now coming to the other end of it. What that means, and where do we go from here? Listen wherever you get your podcasts, including: […]

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ConnectSafely
Jan 18, 2024

Fears of Generative AI Reminiscent of Past Moral Panics
There's nothing new about doomsday scenarios around new technologies.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 17, 2024

Lessons from the History of Moral Panics
The doomsday scenarios about generative AI are déjà vu all over again.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 17, 2024

They Built What?! A Deeper Dive Into Techno-Panics
If you ever experience or hear others panic about new technologies, consider the historical context.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 17, 2024

They Built What?! Lessons from the History of Moral Techno-Panics
By Larry Magid ConnectSafely Senior Researcher and Oxford University graduate student Nathan Davies contributed to this article If you ever experience or hear others panic about new technologies, consider the historical context. We've been hearing about moral panics for centuries, along with plenty of hype from those promoting new technologies. That's certainly now the case […]

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ConnectSafely
Jan 17, 2024

Balancing the Supports and Pressures Found Online
Helping your teen get the most out of social media.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 16, 2024

Ask Trish: Keeping Digital Resolutions
"I find it really hard to stick to my digital resolutions, what do I do?"

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ConnectSafely
Jan 12, 2024

2024 may be the year of Extended Reality
XR, short for "extended reality" includes not just video images that take up your entire field of view, but augmented reality, or mixed reality, that combines computer-generated images with the real world.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 12, 2024

Privacy and Ethics in the Age of AI Transcript
NOTE: The following has been edited for length and clarity. Larry: Hi, I'm Larry Magid, CEO of ConnectSafely, and welcome to Are We Doing Tech Right? And a good person to know whether we're doing it right or wrong, or at least have a strong opinion, would be Shea Swagger, who is with the Future […]

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ConnectSafely
Jan 10, 2024

Luxury Consumerism
In a recent study of 13-17 year olds, teens' interests in luxury brands were heavily influenced by what they saw on social media.

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ConnectSafely
Jan 09, 2024

Ask Trish: New York Times v. OpenAI
"I read that OpenAI was sued recently by the New York Times? What is that all about?"

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ConnectSafely
Jan 03, 2024

Brain Breaks are Essential for Learning
Research shows we need a 3-5 minute break for every 20-30 minutes of work to absorb information.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 28, 2023

Resolutions for a Safe and Secure 2024
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid has advice on what you can do to have a safer and more secure 2024.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 21, 2023

Meta, Ray-Ban Release Second-Generation Smart Glasses
I was riding my bicycle the other day taking pictures, talking on the phone and sending and receiving texts without ever taking my hands off the handle bars.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 20, 2023

Family Movie Night
Research shows that families who routinely watch movies together are more likely to discuss important and difficult topics like substance abuse, gender equity, death and grieving, and mental health.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 13, 2023

"This is Not a Money-Making Machine." Internet Pioneer Leonard Kleinrock and the First Network
"Today's problems are very serious," says internet pioneer Leonard Kleinrock.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 13, 2023

"This Was Not a Money-Making Machine." Internet Pioneer Leonard Kleinrock and the First Network
"Today's problems are very serious," says internet pioneer Leonard Kleinrock.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 13, 2023

FOMO: What It Is and How to Manage It
Social media has accelerated the FOMO phenomenon in several ways - here's how to fight back.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 12, 2023

Ask Trish: Digital Gifts
Me, thinking to myself last week…"I'd really like to give myself and others some digital gifts this year, and I bet the Ask Trish community would too…"

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ConnectSafely
Dec 06, 2023

Have Awkward Conversations Often
It's time to get comfortable having awkward conversations with kids and teens about online interactions.

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ConnectSafely
Dec 01, 2023

Using Virtual Reality to Fight Racism Transcript
NOTE: The following has been edited for length and clarity. Larry: Hey, Courtney, how's it going?  Courtney: Hi, Larry. How are you?  Larry: Good. Well, for the audience, you're Courtney Cogburn, Dr. Courtney Cogburn, Associate Professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and faculty at the Columbia Population Research Center and Data Science […]

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ConnectSafely
Nov 30, 2023

Podcast: Using Virtual Reality to Fight Racism
A Columbia University professor is using VR to help people better understand racism in society.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 30, 2023

Podcast & Transcript: Using Virtual Reality to Fight Racism
A Columbia University professor is using VR to help people better understand racism in society.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 29, 2023

Using Virtual Reality to Fight Racism
What does it feel like to experience racism as a black teen boy or adult male? Dr. Courtney Cogburn, associate professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and faculty at the Columbia Population Research Center and Data Science Institute, hopes her virtual reality experience, "1,000 Cut Journey," will help viewers better understand what […]

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ConnectSafely
Nov 29, 2023

The Season of Giving… and Listening!
Now that the Season of Giving is upon us, one of the greatest gifts we can give to others is our time and attention.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 28, 2023

Ask Trish: What The Heck Just Happened At OpenAI?
"Hi Trish…I saw a bunch of stuff go down at OpenAI with Sam Altman. Can u explain what happened?"

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ConnectSafely
Nov 23, 2023

Using ChatGPT for Holiday Gift ideas and Cards
This year, I'm getting a little help from ChatGPT, which is able to recommend gifts, create holiday cards and help you decide what products to buy.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 22, 2023

How Technology Can Help with Gratitude
As we prepare for Thanksgiving, it is worth mentioning that expressing gratitude can improve sleep, mood and immunity. How technology can help.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 21, 2023

Ask Trish: Personalized GPTs
"Hi Trish, I'm wondering what personalized GPTs are. I know what ChatGPT is, but what are personalized GPTs?"

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ConnectSafely
Nov 17, 2023

Teaching, Learning and Generative AI Transcript
NOTE: The following has been edited for length and clarity. Larry: Hi, I'm ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and this is Are We Doing Tech Right, the twice monthly podcast from ConnectSafely. And we always talk with luminaries and leading experts and brilliant people, and this time we're fortunate to have such a person right here […]

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ConnectSafely
Nov 17, 2023

Guiding Students through the Generative AI Revolution
In this week's podcast, Larry talks to ConnectSafely's education director Kerry Gallagher, who's also a full-time educator and administrator at St. John's Prep in Danvers, Mass., about how generative AI will impact teaching and learning.

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ConnectSafely
Nov 16, 2023

Survey Sheds Light on Parent, Teen Feelings about Generative AI
A recent study conducted by Kantar on behalf of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) found that both parents and teens are not only aware of generative AI like ChatGPT but also mostly optimistic about its impact.

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