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, […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Safe and Savvy Kids: Protecting Your Children Online

kid staying safe online with her tablet

Raising kids in today’s digital age isn’t easy. Online interactions are almost as common for young people as face to face connections. 53 percent of children as young as 11 have smartphones according to the national average and NPR. Along with the added ease and accessibility for parents and caregivers a smartphone brings, there is […]

Detect Threats, Take Control By Monitoring Your Home Network

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The latest sporting event is streaming in the living room. Your teenage son is hosting a Twitch stream as he plays whatever that wizard-y potion-y quest game is. The twins’ tablets are playing a symphony of Cocomelon and Blippi as they lie unattended in the play room. Meanwhile, the refrigerator is blinking that it needs […]