(Written by Elle Yi) One of the potential concerns parents have with their kids online is the complete lack of supervision when it comes to material posted about them. Currently, one fantastic tool for digital parenting methods is the “Google Alert.”
The Google Alert that is free was originally created for consumers to monitor the website for new content on a specific topic. It allows you to have Google automatically search the websites for items of interests and then email the search results to you. It has been particularly useful for tracking information and resources related with certain interests.
In the case of digital parenting, parents can create an automatic search engine that will notify them when any type of media is tagged with their child’s name. During the age of digital parenting, this kind of tool seems a must have. [Read more…]