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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 […]

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 […]

UNLIMITED GAMING TIME!!

🚀GIVE YOUR CHILD UNLIMITED GAMING TIME-WITHOUT LOSING YOUR %&(@🎮 The thought of your child having unlimited gaming time might make you want to rip the plug of the Xbox out the wall…but hear us out! We are not saying abandon them for four weeks on an island of gaming…we have a plan to take you […]

Roblox and Zoom are hooking up!

🎮 ROBLOX AND ZOOM ARE HOOKING UP! Roblox now has a video-chat option for gamers! Simply put, that means your Roblox obsessed ten-year-old can now pop onto a zoom call with ANYONE at ANYTIME using the Roblox platform. The feature, which is called Roblox Connect, will run on any device that already runs Roblox, provided […]

“That’s me – but it’s not actually me!” – Deep fakes and your screenagers

For better or worse, AI is here to stay! If you are wondering how AI can benefit your child’s academic and social journey, this talk is for you. We unpack the benefits of AI in and out of the classroom while delving into some of the ethical considerations that plague parents as they watch their children default to AI to assist with the with everything from homework to a pop up online therapist.

HIDING BEHIND FINSTA ACCOUNTS: I had no idea my child had three Instagram accounts!

Teenager's unseen side on their "Fiesta" accounts!

So we all know that there are a lot of people in the digital world that pretend to be someone else to lure our children into anything from information sharing to sextortion. That is known as Catfishing. What we don’t often think about is that our precious children are navigating the complex online world where they sometimes […]

The Boks will be wearing purple for the World Cup Final!

The boks are wearing purple to the final! Fake News!!

HELPING OUR T/WEENS DISCERN FACT FROM FICTION Whether it’s our Boks wearing purple after the Listerine Blue debacle or new Chinese currency taking over the rand, at KLIKD we love finding tools and strategies that promote critical thinking and healthy information consumption among our screenagers. Enter the “Ground News” app and the significance of helping teens learn […]

Help! My Child Wants to download another app!

Should I let my child download Snapchat?

“All my friends are on it” is the refrain heard in every household when our children beg for yet another app/game download. As parents we can feel manipulated, anxious, overwhelmed and sometimes even bullied into just saying ‘yes’. Here are five steps to holding your ground, each and every time.