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Age Ratings on Online Games: What Parents Need to Know

Age Ratings on Online Games: What Parents Need to Know

As you have probably seen in the media recently, our team at Zeeko released results of research we conducted that found that 1 in 3 boys aged 8 are playing over 18’s online games. It’s certainly a scary statistic. In light of these findings here is some useful information on age ratings on games. Age […]

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Children and Online Gaming: How to Keep your Child Safe!

Children and Online Gaming: How to Keep your Child Safe!

Does your child like to spend time playing games online? Are you considering buying some online games for your child this Christmas? Children may start playing using a smartphone, Tablet, or iPhone and then move on to the digital devices that have become household names. Devices, like the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and the Nintendo Wii are designed […]

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Fortnite: What Parents Need to Know

Fortnite: What Parents Need to Know

Fortnite, it’s the newest craze in online gaming and is proving incredibly popular. It has been around for a while on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, and Mac but recently added iOS to this list. The main game focuses on a Save The World mode where you attack and shoot enemies with weapons and build […]

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Online Gaming: The Changing Face of Childhood

Online Gaming: The Changing Face of Childhood

  The way that children play is changing. Instead of spending time playing face to face, children of all ages are spending time playing games online. Along with the obvious challenges of managing screentime where gaming is concerned, there are other things that children and parents need to bear in mind when playing games online. […]

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Roblox: What Parents Need to Know

Roblox: What Parents Need to Know

When we visit schools throughout the country delivering seminars to children, parents and teachers focusing on how to stay safe online, we hear on a weekly basis about the online world that an increasing number of children inhabit and it’s not just apps and messaging that interest kids. Websites that create a virtual reality world […]

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Staying Safe Online Over The Christmas Holidays

Staying Safe Online Over The Christmas Holidays

As the Christmas holidays start in earnest this week, it is a good time to remind your children whether they are young or a little older about the importance of staying safe online over the next few weeks. It is highly likely that Santa is going to deliver smartphones and/or digital devices in all their […]

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Dangerous Apps: What Parents need to Know

Dangerous Apps: What Parents need to Know

  Today’s parents are well aware of the dangers lurking on popular social media sites. We often read or hear horror stories about cyberbullies, online predators, and identity thieves. In response to these threats, many of us have followed our kids’ lead and joined the major sites and apps, like Facebook or Twitter, to keep […]

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FIFA: Why it’s so Appealing to Children

FIFA: Why it’s so Appealing to Children

In statistics released on gaming in 2014 FIFA was placed 9th in the top 10 games being played worldwide. What should you be aware of if your child plays FIFA. FIFA is particularly appealing to children as it is very interactive and the simulation on it is so lifelike that a child can genuinely feel that […]

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Pokémon Go App: What Parents Need to Know

Pokémon Go App: What Parents Need to Know

It’s the biggest gaming craze to hit the world in many years, it’s all over the internet and it has widespread appeal, it’s Pokémon Go. This online game has already become more popular than Twitter and Instagram. While it’s not yet available in Ireland, there appear to ways around that. Given its growing popularity, it […]

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Online Gaming: What Parents Need to Know

Online Gaming: What Parents Need to Know

  The summer holidays are usually a time when routines are less strict and when families have more time to spend together. That’s the theory, but in practice it is also a time when tensions can arise because children want to spend what free time they have playing game consoles or gaming using their smartphones. […]

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