Archive for Video Blog

An iPad Through the Eyes of a Nine Year Old

Posted by Dan Lohrmann on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

A few months back, I wrote a post on the Covenant Eyes blog about how much my wife Priscilla liked her iPad 2 Christmas present. Perhaps you’re wondering, is her iPad still “feeling the love.” Or, what about the kids using her iPad? Well, we’ve reached Spring, and I’m happy to report, that not much [...]

What is cyberbullying? How can we stop it?

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Friday, June 24th, 2011

Today, Dan and I talk about the subject of “cyberbullying” and how it can be stopped. For more information about this, read “What is Cyberbullying?” on the Covenant Eyes blog. http://www.covenanteyes.com/2011/01/20/what-is-cyberbullying/

What are the dangers of YouTube?

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Monday, April 25th, 2011

In episode #8 Dan and I talk about, “What are the dangers of YouTube?” For more information read, “6 Ways to Protect Your Kids on YouTube.”

Why are Facebook and Myspace so popular?

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Below is Episode #7 of our vlog, “Why are Facebook and Myspace so popular?” In this video, Dan and I talk about the phenomenon of social networks in American culture. See more on this topic: “Kicking Teens’ Facebook Addictions“: Interview with Parry Aftab on ABC News “Facebook fiends tend to be narcissistic and insecure“: Research [...]

Teaching your family responsible Internet use

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Below is Episode #6 of our vlog, “Teaching your family responsible Internet use.” In this video, Dan and I discuss the importance of good technology combined with good conversation. You can read about these ideas in the new free e-book, Parenting the Internet Generation: 7 Potential Threats and 7 Habits for Internet Safety. To get [...]

Are Internet Filters Enough?

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Friday, October 29th, 2010

Below is Episode #5 of our vlog, “Are Internet filters enough?” In this video, Dan and I discuss some of the limits of Internet filtering (blocking software). The Internet has introduced parents to challenges that no other generation has encountered and the potential threats can change daily. Regardless of whether your child or teen is [...]

Why kids need Internet filters and parental controls

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

In episode #4 of our vlog Dan and I talk about the importance of having good Internet filtering and parental controls on your home computer. Dan mentions four important steps a parent can take: Protect your home computer with good Internet filters and parental controls. Talk to your kids about where they go online. Put [...]

Twitter Temptations

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

In Episode #3, Dan and I talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of Twitter.

Seven Dangers of Social Networks

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Welcome to Episode 2 of our vlog! In this episode Dan and I converse about seven dangers of social networks. For more information about this topic visit Internet Safety 101 for more about potential dangers of the social web, information about video networks, tips on being safe, and social network statistics. As a final note, [...]

Dangers of Giving Out Personal Information Online

Posted by Luke Gilkerson on Monday, June 28th, 2010

Below is the first episode of our vlog. Dan and I are talking about some of the potential dangers someone might face when giving out personal information online. We talk very briefly about scamming, stalking, and stealing. In our conversation Dan refers to online stalkers, or predators. If you want some good up-to-date information on [...]