Common Sense Media
A non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, which provides trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
A forum designed to give teens and parents a voice in the public discussion about youth online safety. Has all kinds of social-media safety tips for teens and parents, the latest youth-tech news, and many other resources.
FBI: Cyber Division
A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety is staight talk advice from the FBI CyberDivision.
Get Net Wise
GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences. The GetNetWise coalition wants Internet users to be just "one click away" from the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet.
I Keep Safe
A broad partnership of governors and/or first spouses, attorneys general, public health and educational professionals, law enforcement, and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online.
The educational resources presented teach children of all ages in a fun, age-appropriate way, the basic rules of Internet safety, ethics, and the healthy use of connected technologies.
Microsoft Safety & Security Center
The Family Safety link offers tips on how to use the Internet more safely. Learn about family safety settings for Microsoft products.
Stay Safe Online
Includes great advice for parents on: Basic Internet Safety for Kids; Online Gaming; Cyberbullying and Harassment; Social Networking; and Mobile Devices.
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