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Code9 Parent is an online program for parents on the social media apps and games your children use.

Snapchat Birthday Settings are Important

UPDATE: After just 1 week the show was cancelled after an avalanche of complaints and child advocates who took to social media to voice their concerns. On Friday Cosmopolitan Magazine launched its new Snapchat channel Cosmo After Dark. It's an X-rated weekly edition that goes live every...


YouTube Kids introduces more options for Parents

YouTube Kids introduces more options for Parents. YouTube is one of the most used social media platforms by children, but you already know that 😊. For many of our kids, YouTube has replaced TV as their “go to place” to be entertained. However, one of the struggles with YouTube is that there is a...


Fortnite Battle Royale - the latest online game sensation for our children

FORTNITE - Battle Royale Review If you have a child over 8 then there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the online game sensation Fortnite. It was released last year and has been steadily growing in popularity with more 40 million players worldwide. For many kids this game is their...


3 Ways to Manage Your Child’s Online Life

Does it seem like your child always has a screen in front of them? If it’s not a laptop or iPad for school, then it's a phone or an iPad at home for relaxation, or they’re on the laptop/ desktop to play games or watch YouTube – when you add it all up, that’s a lot of screen time. Essentially,...


Emojis - do you need to know them

Do you look at the language your children use to communicate with their friends and wonder what they are on about?? Children, seem to have a language all of their own increasingly use acronyms and emoji’s peppered through their conversations when messaging online. Many of these are well known...