Flip The Switch?

David Strom discusses a growing movement to abandon e-mail.


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The Internet Safety Project is a non-profit venture that began its journey at Brigham Young University but is no longer at the University. The organization is dedicated to educating parents, teachers, and teens about the benefits and risks of technology. Our goal is to make solutions to technical issues accessible in an educational, entertaining, and useful way.

#60: More Internet Memes
September 27, 2012
Dr. Charles Knutson and sound man Josh Eastman take a look at more cultural phenomena occurring on the internet that in... read more | download
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Dr. Charles Knutson talks with John Shehan about problems facing today's children and parents, including how children c... read more | download
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#58: Internet Memes
July 3, 2012
From lolcats to rickrolling to the Mcdonald’s rap, Dr. Charles Knutson discusses new cultural phenomena, or "memes", th... read more | download
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Can kids safely participate in social media? Dr. Charles Knutson talks with Mary Kay Hoal about Yoursphere.com, a socia... read more | download
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Pornography is the new drug of the rising generation. Clay Olsen talks with Dr. Charles Knutson about the dangers of po... read more | download
Privacy in Blogging
April 2, 2012
It seems like common sense to keep an anonymous blog, well, anonymous. But this may be harder than you might think. One of my friends had a secret... read more
Safe Video Browsing
March 7, 2012
Have you ever wondered what your six-year-old might stumble upon while on YouTube? Well, you’re not alone; plenty of parents have raised the... read more
Maybe Turning Off Email Is Catching On
January 24, 2012
Last year I wrote this post reviewing 40 years of using email. I am old enough to recall many of those events and while I wasn't exactly present at... read more
When I was asked to provide some insight into a discussion that was happening on LinkedIn about “best practices when monitoring your child/teen... read more
The Social Media Background Check
January 12, 2012
Yes. You read that right. A social media background check is now possible thanks to a ruling by the Federal Trade Commission. It also provides us... read more