Family Safety

Helping Your Family Combat Digital Misinformation

Helping Your Family Combat Digital Misinformation If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that our ability to think critically about the information we encounter online is now a fundamental life skill we need to learn, practice, and pass on to our offspring. But the actual task of teaching kids how ...

Consumer

Election 2020: Make Sure Your Voice is Heard with These Tips

Election 2020: Make Sure Your Voice is Heard with These Tips & Best Practices Last year, India exercised one of the greatest feats of democracy, trying to enable over 900 million people to vote in their general election. My mom lives in India, and I remember talking with her about ...

Consumer

Election 2020 – Keep Misinformation from Undermining the Vote

Election 2020 – Keep Misinformation from Undermining the Vote On September 22nd, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory about the potential threat from foreign actors and cybercriminals attempting to spread false information. Their joint public service announcement makes a ...

Consumer

Spot Fake News and Misinformation in Your Social Media Feed

Spot Fake News and Misinformation in Your Social Media Feed Where do you get your news? There’s a good chance much of it comes from social media. In 2019, Pew Research found that 55% of American adults said they get their news from social media either “often” or “sometimes,” which ...

Consumer

U.S. Election 2020 – Don’t Let COVID-19 Misinformation Suppress Your Vote

U.S. Election 2020 – Don’t Let COVID-19 Misinformation Suppress Your Vote   In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, another pandemic of sorts took root—this one an “infodemic.” Whether designed to mislead, instill fear, capitalize on crank remedies, or push phony cures that caused harm or worse, millions of outright ...

Consumer

Stay Ahead of Misinformation – 5 Ways to Combat Fake News

Stay ahead of misinformation – 5 ways to combat fake news   Finding information in this increasingly digital world has never been easier. Our mobile phones dictate top headlines before we even get out of bed, and even our routers can perform complex searches via voice. We see the impact of this easy access on both our consumption and the sharing of information. Just as it’s easy for us to perform a quick search and send the relevant results to our social ...

Family Safety

Where’s the Truth Online? How to Build Your Family’s Digital Discernment

Note: This is Part I of a series on equipping your family fight back against fake news online.  Fake news is chipping away at our trust in the government, the media, and in one another. And, because our kids spend much so much time in the online space, it’s more ...

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