About Joe Yeager

Joe Yeager is the founder of Safety Net of PA, LLC and has been a cybersafety advocate for several years. He is also an adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson University. It was after his own daughter came across inappropriate content online that he became involved in helping others in the area. He is certified by the US Centers for Disease Control in Bullying Prevention and is the cyberbullying advisor to Fifty Shades of Purple against Bullying. He is also the author of #DigitalParenting- A Parent's Guide to Social Media, Cyberbullying &Online Activity which was chosen as an Editor’s Pick in April 2016. Joe is a member of the PedSafe Expert team

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Articles by Joe

Getting Your Child to Talk to you About What They see Online

Getting Your Child to Talk to you About What They see Online

Last updated on July 15th, 2018 at 07:31 pmPerhaps the only thing harder than getting kids to eat their vegetables is getting them to open up about what happens online.   A recent study in the UK reported that an overwhelming majority of kids would tell a teacher if they saw something bad happen to another student in person.  The same study reported that only about a third would tell a teacher if... 

Is My Child the Right Age for Social Media?

Is My Child the Right Age for Social Media?

Last updated on June 6th, 2018 at 11:55 amMany parents are concerned about letting their children begin to surf the Internet or start using social media or online games such as Fortnite, the latest craze for kids.  There is good reason for their concern. A common question is, “at what age should parents let their young children begin using technology?” The bad news is that there is no specific...