Georgia Considers Bill on Preventing Cyber Bullying

2019-05-20T12:12:09+00:00 June 12, 2019|Blog|

On March 26, Ben Halpert, Savvy Cyber Kids’ founder, gave testimony before Georgia Legislature’s House committee in support of HR 553, which would create a House study committee on cyber-bullying. Ben told state representatives, “Those wishing to cause our children harm now have more effective ways of doing so. The [...]

Sexting Teens

2019-02-08T22:37:52+00:00 May 18, 2019|Blog|

Digital Parents, did you know that sexting, sending a sexually explicit message electronically, via a text, an email or through an app with words, emojis, photos and/or video—is on the rise, especially among teens? According To The Journal Of The American Medical Association 1 In 4 Teens Are Sexting. Experts [...]

Don’t Be Caught With Your Pants Down! Use A Webcam Cover

2019-03-27T13:15:18+00:00 April 14, 2019|Blog|

As a digital parent, I bet you sometimes wonder if your kids are really listening to all the concerns you have about their online behaviors and habits. Well, parenting isn’t always linear. My 14-year-old daughter recently was on BuzzFeed and watched a video called: I Hacked Peoples’ webcams. The intent [...]

Savvy Cyber Kids travels to Massachusetts to present to Seventh Graders about Staying Safe Online

2019-03-28T19:47:09+00:00 April 7, 2019|Blog|

Ben recently travelled to Massachusetts and presented to more than 1,000 seventh graders at middle schools in the Haverhill school district. His presentations were underwritten by HTM Credit Union. Read about what Ben Halpert wants teenagers to know what is really happening with the technology they use in their daily [...]

Taking Control of Technology For a Healthy You

2019-02-08T22:36:45+00:00 March 28, 2019|Blog|

Technological advancements bring with both the good and the bad. On the positive side, there is no doubt that technology has brought truly awesome advancements to our day-to-day lives. From convenience and efficiency, safety and life-saving features, to entertainment and information, technology has transformed modern-day living. But, viewed more critically, [...]