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Keeping the Conversation on Staying Safe Online Going!

Keeping the Conversation on Staying Safe Online Going!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  As a return to school moves ever closer the Zeeko blog is back! This week our blog looks at the best ways to keep the conversation about staying safe online going. This can be particularly challenging at a time of transition such as the period between the end of the long summer […]

Keeping Kids Safe Online this Summer!

Keeping Kids Safe Online this Summer!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin School is officially out for summer in just a few days! Here’s hoping that long sunny days lie ahead. No matter what you can be sure that technology will play a part in everyone’s summer. So, here are some tips for what you can do to ensure that your child stays safe […]

Kids and Technology: The Challenge of Balance!

Kids and Technology: The Challenge of Balance!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin Barnardo’s UK recently released a Report called ‘Left to their own Devices’ which explored the use of social media by Barnardo’s youngest clients. Their insights indicate some children start looking at social media as early as two-years-old. Half of service practitioners responding said they had worked with children aged five to 10 who had […]

Helping kids Deal with Peer Pressure on Social Media

Helping kids Deal with Peer Pressure on Social Media

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin As the State exams in English highlighted teens use of social media and asked are this generation self-obsessed, we look at ways to make sure that your child stays safe when they spend time on social media.  A virtually erasable digital footprint, spending increasing amounts of time online and dealing with a […]

Teenagers and Digital Etiquette: Zeeko Tips

Teenagers and Digital Etiquette: Zeeko Tips

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin Kids, in particular teens, can get very wrapped up in what they are doing when they spend time online. Our blog this week offers tips on helping kids to learn about digital etiquette. Teach the “Grandma Rule”: As communication via social media becomes ingrained in our culture, children need to know social […]

Is there a ‘right’ Age for a Child to have a Smartphone?

Is there a ‘right’ Age for a Child to have a Smartphone?

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin It’s one of the most common questions we get asked by parents. What age is the right age for a child to have a smartphone? Smartphones can undoubtedly open a whole new world to your child in very positive ways such as teaching them digital skills and new ways to use technology […]

Ways to Stay Connected to What your Kids are Doing Online!

Ways to Stay Connected to What your Kids are Doing Online!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  As parents lead increasingly busy and demanding lives, it can undoubtedly be a juggling act to keep on top of routine daily tasks in addition to keeping a watchful and informed eye on what your child is doing when they are using technology. So, how can you stay connected to what your […]

WhatsApp: Keeping your Teen Safe

WhatsApp: Keeping your Teen Safe

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin As WhatsApp announce that they have been hacked and ask users to update the app we look at what you need to do to make sure that your child stays safe if they use WhatsApp to message their friends. WhatsApp has revolutionised online messaging, little doubt of that. The app, which allows […]

Helping Kids to Have a Balance when it comes to Technology

Helping Kids to Have a Balance when it comes to Technology

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin In a world where we are all surrounded by technology how can you help your kids to have a better balance in their use of technology and spend  time unplugged? The reality is that in this digital age screens are everywhere. Children could potentially be spending time looking at a screen from […]

Digital Assistants: Keeping your Child Safe

Digital Assistants: Keeping your Child Safe

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  You have probably seen articles in the press recently about digital assistants like Alexa allegedly, listening to conversations. This is obviously a concern for adults but also teens and children who may use what are termed digital assistants. Digital assistants are a growing part of everyday life. These are better known by […]