Navigating the Virtual Playgrounds: Protecting Children in Minecraft, Roblox, and Fortnite

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Children are increasingly drawn to virtual worlds for entertainment, social interaction, and creative expression. Parents want to know how they can do a better job of protecting children in Minecraft, Roblox, and Fortnite. These are three of the most prominent platforms that captivate young audiences. Each of these platforms offers unique experiences: Minecraft’s limitless building […]

Digital Family Safety: A Parent’s Guide to Smart Tech Management

Embracing Online Access with Children in Mind In today’s world, technology is a staple in the lives of our children. From the latest smartphones to gaming consoles, tech gifts are often at the top of their wish lists. However, as parents, it’s crucial to understand the responsibility that comes with these devices. In this blog, […]

The Hidden Dangers of Online Vulnerabilities: Guard Your Family with ProtectIQ

Navigating the vast digital realm is like exploring an expansive wilderness. While there are endless opportunities for discovery, there are also lurking threats that might compromise the security of your family. Just as we’d safeguard our homes from intruders, we must do the same for our online domains. But how exactly are families vulnerable? Unassuming […]

Back to School: Smart Sharing in the Digital Age

The first day of school always brings a rush of emotions – pride in our children’s milestones, the excitement of a new academic year, and the inevitable desire to share these precious moments with our friends and family. In today’s digital age, sharing these milestones often means posting photos and details on social media. However, […]

Troubleshooting Your Wi-Fi: What Else Causes Internet Connectivity Issues?

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As a YK Communications internet service customer, you rely on your Wi-Fi connection for everything from streaming movies and playing games to online shopping and staying connected with family and friends. So, when something goes wrong, it can be frustrating and even stressful. However, before you call our 24/7 support team, there are a few […]

How to Stop Cyberbullying: What Every Parent Should Know | Haley Zapal

How to Stop Cyberbullying with Bark

This article was originally written and distributed by Bark: https://www.bark.us/blog/how-to-stop-cyberbullying/ YK Communications is your local Bark partner. Visit our website to learn more about this service. At Bark, we’ve witnessed firsthand just how prevalent cyberbullying is among today’s kids. More than 60% of tweens and 70% of teens have experienced it, either as a victim, […]

Balance in Hybrid or Remote Work

The rise of remote work has drastically changed the way we work. As more and more people move to remote and hybrid work setups, it’s essential to prioritize work/life balance. Without the proper balance, work can quickly take over your personal life, leading to burnout and decreased productivity. In this blog post, we’ll share some […]

How to Talk to Kids About Bark

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It’s easy for parents to get how Bark can help keep their kids safe. But unfortunately, that doesn’t mean their kids will immediately understand the benefits of using our content monitoring, screen time management, and web filtering features. As a local Bark provider, YK Communications is here with help! The best way to get your […]