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Sweeter than Sugar: The Gamification of Temu🎮🛍️(And why our kids love It) 💖

Temu, the latest online shopping platform to pop up on our kids’ devices, has captivated their hearts and minds through its gamification features. So when Joshi next begs for your card details, it’s important to understand what lies beneath the need for yet another hoodie. The answer lies in how Temu has cleverly incorporated game-like […]

This online romance scam is hooking all our kids!

The Yahoo Boys scams just took it up a notch. Imagine the scene: Your daughter talking to a boy ON VIDEO. She met him at a party two weeks ago…only the boy is a man and he wasn’t at the party. What is more, is the man isn’t even real! n a world where technology […]

Finally… a way that parents can sift out the good from the nasty on Roblox

One of the important things parents don’t know about Roblox is that it is not ONE game. Roblox is a platform, just like Youtube. Youtube is for never ending videos, Roblox is place where our kids can enjoy never-ending video games…. When you say yes to Roblox you are saying yes to gaming of all […]

How are our kids managing to be online, undercover?

Whisper has the answers! What is Whisper? 🤫 Whisper is the app where our kids can share their real thoughts, give each other unsolicite opinions, trade advice and get the inside scoop! It is the place where they can vote on who looks best in a bikini, who has the worst nose-job and who should be […]

ROBLOX, OUR KIDS and ONLINE CASINOS 

Children are gambling on Roblox using third party applications

YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT! Roblox has turned a blind eye to our kids gambling online! Well just when we thought we had heard it all, along comes Roblox gambling! Yes, Roblox’s digital currency, known as Robux, can now be cashed in by our children on online casino platforms, allowing our children to experience the […]

Why and how Snapchat is killing your child’s self-esteem

snapchat self-esteem

There are lots of reasons kids love Snapchat, but one of the biggies is the way in which they can assess their own social standing in their group of friends. That is a wild concept – at any given point, your child can see just how popular or dismissed or ignored they are relative to their friend and frenemy!

What is ChatGPT? (And can I stop paying school fees now?)

ChatGPT: What parents need to know

ChatGPT is really good at writing to sound exactly like us with incredible speed. Think of a Siri or Alexa who pauses, thinks about your questions and answers after gathering all the information there is to gather on the topic. This has caused panic amongst parents, teachers and university professors. But is it all bad? Can it be good? Here is everything parents and teachers need to know.

The Blackout Challenge – a new level of TikTok Bleak!

TikTok's Blackout Challenge is back

The Blackout Challenge also called the Choke Challenge and the Pass-out Challenge, is not new!

But, as recently as August of this year, the pass-out challenge has re-surfaced once more to seduce and scare our tweens and teens into bizarre behaviours. Here is what parents need to know