Porn targets kids even in the most trusted and mainstream places. Protecting children from it can seem like a game of whack-a-mole. That’s why our first post of the year always lists the sneaky ways the porn industry is targeting your innocent kids. In this post you’ll find how porn targets kids through…explicit ads on apps made for kids,deepfake technology,the dark web,erotic lit,erotic podcasts,porn spam on Google Drive,social media such as TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram,video games popular with kids,an organized, massive porn industry andporn sites masquerading as sexual wellness centers.… Read More Read more One of our favorite allies, Chris McKenna of Protect Young Eyes, is the inspiration behind this idea: Before giving kids access to any app, parents should download it, use it, and explore every nook and cranny for seven straight days. In this post we’ll show you step by step what that might look like so that you can thoroughly vet any apps your kids are wanting to download. … Read More Read more The New York Times recently published an article that exposes the child sexual abuse videos that Pornhub profits from everyday. We applaud Nicholas Kristof and the New York Times for boldly printing the truth and sharing the victims’ stories. “[Pornhub] is infested with rape videos. It monetizes child rapes, revenge pornography, spy cam videos of women showering, racist and misogynist content, and footage of women being asphyxiated in plastic bags.”–Nicholas… Read More Read more Thinking about being a holiday hero by getting your teen or tween a smartphone? Most teens want one, but a smartphone can be a big risk–opening them up to pornography, sexting, cyberbullying, and online predators. Before buying that Black Friday deal, consider if your child is ready and how the main competitors stack up on safety.
Reality Check: Does Your Child Need a Phone?… Read More Read more Nearly every school-issued device comes with a library app, which seems like a safe and reasonable choice for educational devices. But one parent alerted us that her kids had EASY access to erotic lit on iPads and Chromebooks issued to kids ages 5-11! We checked it out ourselves and found it on every device we checked.
Erotic lit on school-issued devices One of our parent readers made this discovery and tipped us off to the problem.… Read More Read more