Snapchat officially introduces parental controls through a new ‘Family Center’ feature

Snapchat today is rolling out its first set of parental controls, after announcing last October it was developing tools that would allow parents to gain better visibility into how their teens used the

New Apple technology will warn parents and children about sexually explicit photos in Messages

Apple later this year will roll out new tools that will warn children and parents if the child sends or receives sexually explicit photos through the Messages app. The feature is part of a handful of

SafeToNet demos anti-sexting child safety tool

With rising concern over social media’s ‘toxic‘ content problem, and mainstream consumer trust apparently on the slide, there’s growing pressure on parents to keep children f

How Reggie Brown invented Snapchat

Why sexting and a Stanford class led a group of former fraternity brothers to create Snapchat.

One In Four Mobile Users Keep Dirty Pics Or Vids On Their Smartphone, And We All Know It’s You

A new survey from software security company AVG announced today reveals that a full 25 percent of mobile users keep "intimate photos or videos" on their smartphones or tablet devices, a surprisingly h

Inside Snapchat, The Little Photo-Sharing App That Launched A Sexting Scare

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Apple Patents Anti-Sexting Device

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Pew Report: Kids who pay for their own phone are 4 times more likely to sext

The Pew Internet Project says that kids who buy their own phones are four times as likely to sext – that is send inappropriate images or texts to other kids. The sad thing is that some of these

Paper: Sexting really isn't a big deal, won't ruin teens' lives

<img src="" />We've all heard of “sexting,” when teens send nude photos of themselves to each other via text message (well, MMS). Sc

What, if anything, can be done to stop ‘sexting’?

<img src="" />There's a rather sad story out of Cincinnati where a high school girl hanged herself because a nude photo she sent to he