How to Protect Kids from the Dark Side of Technology

As much as parents want to protect their children from the dangers of social media, sexting, and pornography, in reality, it is not practical to keep them away from technology forever. So, what can parents do to have peace of mind while their children are online? Sean Clifford is the CEO of Canopy, an app that prevents dangerous online activities from reaching kids. He sits with PragerU CEO Marissa Streit to discuss tech predators and safety measures parents can take.

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00:00 - Welcome to Real Talk

00:36 - Sean's Background

04:05 - Tech World Dangers for Kids

06:45 - How Does Canopy Filter Negative Content?

10:19 - Canopy Protects against Sexting

12:05 - How Canopy Handles Sensitive Content

13:15 - Legal Consequences of Minors Engaging in Sexting

16:25 - Statistics on Children's Exposure to Pornography

18:32 - Early Exposure to Sexual Content and Children's Brain Development

22:05 - Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction

23:48 - Gender Disparity in Youth Mental Health Struggles

25:40 - How Tech Entrepreneurs Navigate Parenting

27:57 - Family Rules for Parenting with Technology

34:05 - How Early Should Hard Conversations with Kids Start?

38:00 - Dopamine vs. Serotonin

40:40 - Apps and Device Recommendations

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