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The Zeeko T-Shirt Rule on Sharing Content: What Parents Need...

The Zeeko T-Shirt Rule on Sharing Content: What Parents Need to Know!

You may have heard your child talk about the T-Shirt rule, well you have Zeeko to thank for that!  When we visit schools all over Ireland to talk to kids about staying safe online, one of the topics that gets the biggest reaction is when we ask how careful children are, about what the kind […]

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Explaining Digital Footprint to Children

Explaining Digital Footprint to Children

    If you asked a group of adults what they understand by the term digital footprint it’s likely that they would struggle to give an answer! So, it is little surprise that children struggle to grasp this concept. Most kids, understandably, don’t think of the long-term implications of what they are sharing today i.e. […]

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Catfishing: What Parents Need to Know

Catfishing: What Parents Need to Know

  Catfishing, it’s a phrase that most people associate with the hit MTV Show ‘Catfish’. In terms of online safety catfishing is a serious concern in particular for the parents of teenagers. Our most recent research at Zeeko found that, students in secondary school had more contacts with strangers online, specifically: 50% of male and […]

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7 Benefits of Coding for Kids and Students

7 Benefits of Coding for Kids and Students

Coding is becoming increasingly popular among Irish children. Have a read of this guest article by Holly Clark from US based Codakid.com on the benefits of coding!  For kids to appreciate how the modern technology operates, there is a need to introduce them to coding. Most kids are living in a world where technology has […]

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Digital Literacy: A Skill Every Child Should Acquire!

Digital Literacy: A Skill Every Child Should Acquire!

  It may sound like a buzz word, but digital literacy is in fact an incredibly important skill. When our research team attend European Conferences on internet safety, the importance of digital literacy is always stressed. Developing digital literacy skills is a key component of our newest product at Zeeko, Appyness Online.  So, what is […]

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Fortnite: How to Help your Child Stay Safe

Fortnite: How to Help your Child Stay Safe

Fortnite, it’s the gaming craze that shows no sign of fading. It is likely that your child wants to play or knows someone who is already playing. So, what can you do to help your child to stay safe if they play Fortnite? The main game focuses on a Save The World mode where you […]

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Simple Advice for Being a Great Digital Parent!

Simple Advice for Being a Great Digital Parent!

Parenting can be a challenge, there’s little doubt about that. There is now a new element to parenting and that’s digital! Everything from encouraging your kids to have a balance in their use of technology to helping them to be aware of the issues that they may face when they are online is an additional […]

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Appyness Online: A New Frontier in Peer Led Education!

Appyness Online: A New Frontier in Peer Led Education!

  Here at Zeeko, we provide our subscribers with a weekly blog offering advice and tips for parents to enhance and improve their knowledge of internet safety and how to best manage their children’s time online. Our blog this week tells you all you need to know about Appyness Online a new way for children […]

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Helping Teens to Safely Navigate Social Media!

Helping Teens to Safely Navigate Social Media!

One of the huge concerns for parents and teachers is the amount of time that that teens are spending on  social media. However, it’s not only the amount of time but also the type of information that they are being exposed to that is of concern. How can you help the teenagers in your life […]

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Zeeko Tips for Managing Screentime!

Zeeko Tips for Managing Screentime!

Screens, it seems like they are everywhere and managing their use, in particular by kids, can certainly be a challenge! Here are some tips from our team at Zeeko for managing screentime:   Be a good role model: If your child sees you constantly using digital devices and looking at screens, it’s likely they will […]

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