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Talking to Kids About Their Digital Footprint

Talking to Kids About Their Digital Footprint

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin When we visit schools throughout the country to deliver our message about staying safe online, one of the topics kids struggle to grasp is that they are creating and leaving a digital footprint when they are online. Most kids, understandably, don’t think of the long-term implications of what they are sharing today […]

How About a Digital Detox this Easter?

How About a Digital Detox this Easter?

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin As the Easter holidays are just around the corner our blog this week offers some tips for getting your kids started on a digital detox. In a world surrounded by technology it is always a good idea to build in a regular digital detox and that’s not just for the younger members […]

Tips for Navigating the Wild World of Twitch.tv

Tips for Navigating the Wild World of Twitch.tv

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin At Zeeko we are very lucky to have great interns who help us get our message about staying safe online out there! Our guest blogger this week is Benjamin Applegate a 3rd Year university student from Pennsylvania studying abroad in Dublin this spring. He is a media and communications and business double major […]

Kids and Gaming: How to Keep Everyone Safe!

Kids and Gaming: How to Keep Everyone Safe!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin As members of the secondary teacher’s union ASTI raise concerns about the impact of gaming on children, we offer advice on helping keep children safe. Assistant general secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) Moira Leydon has said teachers have being “expressing concern about the overuse and amount of time […]

Teens and Social Media: Promoting Self Expression and Safety...

Teens and Social Media: Promoting Self Expression and Safety!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin One of the biggest challenges of parenting in a digital age is helping teenagers to strike a healthy balance in their use of technology as a means of communication.  Communicating using social media is a relatively new phenomenon and is certainly something that many parents do not have direct personal experience of […]

Helping your Child to Deal with Cyberbullying

Helping your Child to Deal with Cyberbullying

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin Just last week the Garda Siochana released a video offering advice on how to deal with cyberbullying. Unfortunately, the cyber element to bullying is a growing concern for parents and schools. There was a time when bullying was confined to face to face interaction. With the growing use of digital communication, the […]

How to Help your Child Identify Fake News!

How to Help your Child Identify Fake News!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin In the wake of the Momo Challenge there has been lots of coverage about being able to identify what is a hoax online from what is real.  Developing the ability to decipher what is real from what is fake when it comes to online content is certainly a crucial skill, not only […]

Tips for Raising Digitally Literate Kids

Tips for Raising Digitally Literate Kids

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  One of the core principals of our work at Zeeko is to help kids to become good digital citizens, in other words to develop the skills to make smart choices when they are online and to know how to be savvy when they are operating in the digital world. These skills can […]

The Momo Challenge: What Parents Need to Know

The Momo Challenge: What Parents Need to Know

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin It’s highly likely that you have heard of an online challenge known as Momo over the last few days. So serious are the concerns about this that the Gardai have issued advice to parents in relation to it. The Laois Offaly Division of the Garda Siochana issued the following statement via Twitter […]

Sharing Live Content Online: How to keep your child safe!

Sharing Live Content Online: How to keep your child safe!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  Does your child enjoy spending time using apps that have a ‘live’ element to them? This live element is known as streaming. It usually involves creating short videos and sharing them with friends via an app. It can also refer to communicating via video with other users of the app. These are […]