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