Online Security & Privacy

Online Security & Privacy

Privacy
In an age of eroding online privacy, many people are looking for secure alternatives to Google and Microsoft and other data collecting providers for internet browsers, search engines and many other online activities. Restoreprivacy.com is an independent website with no advertising or paid content that publishes reviews and guides with the mission “to give you all the information and tools you need to restore your online privacy, secure your electronic devices, and stay safe online. “ PRIVATE SEARCH ENGINES You should be aware that most of the big search engines today serve as data collection tools for advertising companies which collect your private data and use it to make money with targeted ads. Restoreprivacy.com reviews and gives suggestions for using many different search engines such as DuckDuckGo, Swisscows, Metagear, Searx,…
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2020 Digital Device Gift Guide

2020 Digital Device Gift Guide

Cell Phones, Filters, Guidelines, Hazards, Privacy, Resources
Hello, Parents! Once again, the Protect Young Eyes team wants to prepare you and your children by providing parental control guidance for whatever digital devices your family may have. In the year of COVID, digital devices are everywhere and we suspect that many new ones will be joining the family in December. Remember, if it’s connected to the internet, then there’s a story of how someone somewhere has hacked into it or out of it. Especially during 2020 with more kids connected to screens than ever before. Check it out at https://protectyoungeyes.com/digital-device-gift-guide-2020-smartphones-gaming-gadgets/?mc_cid=dd022bd5da&mc_eid=09748b43c6 *Please note, that although we have found valuable information from an external web page for our blog post, we do not endorse all information, religious views and opinions posted on these third-party websites.
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App Locker

App Locker

Apps, Cell Phones, Privacy, Resources
App Locker Another new term in modern media use--app locker.  You might be wondering, “What is an app locker?” It is as it sounds; basically, it is an app that can safeguard existing downloaded apps on your device, by ‘locking’ them.  App lockers help prevent children, or other parties, from delving into personal information. The ability to “lock” only certain apps using a pattern code or PIN code known to the user, is what makes this feature beneficial to smartphone users. When and who should you have an app locker installed on their smartphone or device? People who have kids. This is especially true if your kids use your phone for various activities like watching YouTube or playing kids games. Set up the applock correctly and you can keep your…
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Webinars by Protect Young Eyes

Webinars by Protect Young Eyes

Apps, Cell Phones, Guidelines, Hazards, Pornography, Privacy, Resources
Do you find yourself wondering about all the apps and platforms your teens are using, but not sure where to find solid, trusted information about them? Check out the Protect Young Eyes Webinar list at https://protectyoungeyes.com/the-tech-ready-parent-webinars/ 30 MINUTE WEBINARS – PRACTICAL & ACTIONABLE – 3 EVERY WEEK – FREE Upcoming Webinars include: Girls Watch Porn Too Snapchat 101 Rein in YouTube Instagram 101 Many more options on the PYE website *Please note, that although we have found valuable information from an external web page for our blog post, we do not endorse all information, religious views and opinions posted on these third-party websites.
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The Art of Influence

The Art of Influence

Guidelines, Hazards, Privacy
60% OFF E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G!! SUPER SALE STARTS TODAY! A MUST HAVE THIS SEASON! HAVE YOU SEEN THIS YET?! Do these look like headlines you’ve seen in your inbox or on signs on your way through town? Slogans, sayings, and eye-catching headlines are everywhere, vying for our attention. Each statement intrigues our mind and influences the way we think and act based upon the response it triggers inside our brain when we see it. A few years ago, Cambridge Analytica was in trouble with social media users and popular social media sites over how the users' information was being marketed to companies. Cambridge Analytica wanted to have influence over the outcome of certain events (such as elections) in order to sway the direction of power in certain countries. The way this company…
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Artificial Intelligience

Artificial Intelligience

Hazards, Privacy
If you've ever said "Hey Google (or Siri or Alexa)", and gotten a response, you've used Artificial Intelligence, or AI.  Were you even aware of it?AI has been around for many years.  It’s been at the center of science fiction stories, and theorized about by researchers for decades.  But the computing power of the past few decades and the prevalence of the Internet has allowed many AI advancements that are now part of our everyday lives.Besides the Personal Assistants already mentioned, some other products that use AI include Pandora’s music service, Nest learning thermostat and other Smart Home technologies, automatic flying drones, self-driving cars, and emails that auto-fill as you type. (learn more)AI can also help doctors diagnose diseases, by combining information from other doctors around the world and making…
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