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Sextortion: The biggest cyber threat to our teens

Sextortion: The biggest cyber threat to our teens

A top South African school recently experienced the cruel nature of sextortion when a male scholar catfished on Instagram... Read...
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6 Screen checks to do before school starts

6 Screen checks to do before school starts

With schools reopening and the new year bustling with possibilities, it’s time to spring clean, organise and get ready... Read...
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5 Ways to keep your child safe from the predator they know

5 Ways to keep your child safe from the predator they know

In a recent Llama Mama workshop for parents, I was asked the question: How can I monitor my child’s WhatsApp...
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Fake News & How to spot it

Fake News & How to spot it

We live in a post-truth era. If the COVID 19 pandemic has proved anything it has proven how susceptible we...
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Pornography, Pompeii & Incognito mode

Pornography, Pompeii & Incognito mode

In 2020, the median age for first pornography exposure is 11 years old. However new research from the security technology...
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Lockdown Screentime: Ditch the guilt!

Lockdown Screentime: Ditch the guilt!

Feeling guilty about the increased time your child is spending on screens during the nationwide lockdown is about as useful...
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Cyberbullying only happens in public schools, right?

Cyberbullying only happens in public schools, right?

Before I had children of my own I was a smug, opinionated, pain-in-the-backside who said things like *insert the voice...
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Is Monkey.cool safe for Teens?

Is Monkey.cool safe for Teens?

In our recent workshops a few of the girls mentioned that they were using a new app called Monkey to...
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