As soon as I posted this previous week’s post How to Restrict Kid’s Access to Adult Sites, I have some few friends who suggested other “better” solutions than using Windows Live Family Safety. It is always good to have other options available and easier to use than the one I’ve suggested. I believe there isn’t a one size that fits all. It’s best to go for the one that fits your needs. If Windows Live Family Safety, then have a look at other options below.
Category: Social Networking
The vastness of information in the internet makes it easier for kids to do their homework – instead of going to the local public library or school library here there is limited information. However, the internet makes it also easier for kids to gain access from nude images to videos of those actual adult sites. Fortunately, there are ways of restricting kids access to adult sites. I’ve setup mine which actually came with my operating system Windows 7 Ultimate – through Windows Live Essentials 2011. This program is free, but only if you have a system that satisfies the program’s systemContinue reading »
I have started using Foursquare sometime three months ago and I got hooked. Since the first day, I have signed up with this site I had been happily “checking-in” to many different places here in my hometown, Baguio City. Foursquare is a social networking site that lets a user post where he or she is located. As of writing this post, it can do cross-posting via Twitter and Facebook; Twitter shows the link to the details of the Foursquare venue while Facebook posts an accompanying map. I think Foursquare would have been more awesome if its users are able toContinue reading »
As an active user of Facebook, I keep on receiving complaints from people who are annoyed at getting tagged by annoying applications that pop up once in a while. Generally those applications tag and send notifications to Facebook users without the need to ask the user to install the application. Recently, the Pillow Fight Application is making rounds in Facebook which annoys some users. However, the simple steps I have written below, are what I do whenever I encounter them. I find this list effective. Find the application update posted on your Facebook wall then click the link going toContinue reading »
LunchBreakBlogger is not the only blogger I know in real life. I know three others, two who were former classmates in college and one who was a former officemate. One of these three bloggers is famous in the Philippine blogosphere. As a freelancer with lesser contact with people on a daily basis than in a typical office setting, this meetup was seriously meaningful to me. One fine sunny day, a blogger named Jhong, the LunchBreakBlogger, left me a Facebook comment, asking to meet me. He’s coming up to Baguio and wanted to meet me in person. Alright, I said. IContinue reading »