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While the sources of online content and ways to access it have changed over the years, Verizon has remained an industry leader in providing tools to help customers determine and control what is appropriate for themselves and their families.

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Expert advice for parents about online risks

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Strong privacy policies against the threat of data theft

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Parental controls for wireless, online and TV

Featured Articles

Watch Two Internet Safety Month Webinars

For Internet Safety Month, we sponsored two free half-hour webinars with noted Internet safety experts. You can watch them on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/VerizonCSRVideos. Rosalind Wiseman, an internationally recognized author and educator, discussed common challenges parents face …

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Verizon and National Cyber Security Alliance Recognize National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Verizon and National Cyber Security Alliance Recognize National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The digital world offers so many exciting things to do that it’s easy to overlook the need to …

Platform for Good – New Revolutionary Online Safety Tool for Families and Educators

Platform for Good – New Revolutionary Online Safety Tool for Families and Educators

It just got easier for families and educators to maneuver the digital world responsibly.  Verizon is pleased to support …

Verizon Launches New ESRB Ratings for Mobile Apps

Verizon Launches New ESRB Ratings for Mobile Apps

Are you confused by all the various rating systems to help you discern the best mobile content for your family? …

Usage Controls Help Parents Manage Data Usage, Content Purchases and More!

Usage Controls Help Parents Manage Data Usage, Content Purchases and More!

If you’re a parent, you know more and more kids are using wireless devices to download music, stream …

 
Additional Articles

Homework Help Apps for Kids!

Homework Help Apps for Kids!

As you gear up for the back-to-school season, check out some of Common Sense Media’s favorite Homework Help …

Setting Parental Controls

Setting Parental Controls

Dr. Walsh and his daughter Erin offer the tips below for setting Parental Controls effectively. Read on to learn more!  …

Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying: The Family Approach

Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying: The Family Approach

In recognition of June’s Internet Safety Month, Verizon has teamed up with leading online safety experts to bring …

Teenage Sexting: How to Respond

Teenage Sexting: How to Respond

Dr. Dave Walsh is an award winning psychologist, best-selling author, media personality, father and grandfather. He and his daughter Erin …

Homework Help Apps for Kids!

Homework Help Apps for Kids!

As you gear up for the back-to-school season, check out some of Common Sense Media’s favorite Homework Help …

Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying: The Family Approach

Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying: The Family Approach

In recognition of June’s Internet Safety Month, Verizon has teamed up with leading online safety experts to bring …

Teenage Sexting: How to Respond

Teenage Sexting: How to Respond

Dr. Dave Walsh is an award winning psychologist, best-selling author, media personality, father and grandfather. He and his daughter Erin …

Why Kids Cyberbully: Recognizing Differences

Why Kids Cyberbully: Recognizing Differences

In recognition of June’s Internet Safety Month, Verizon has teamed up with leading online safety experts to bring …

When does rude cross the line, online?

When does rude cross the line, online?

In recognition of June’s Internet Safety Month, Verizon has teamed up with leading online safety experts to bring …

Is Your Child Being Cyberbullied?

Is Your Child Being Cyberbullied?

In recognition of June’s Internet Safety Month, Verizon has teamed up with leading online safety experts to bring …

How to Manage Location-sharing on your Verizon Wireless device

How to Manage Location-sharing on your Verizon Wireless device

Given advances in wireless technology, parents now have access to many exciting tools, such as Verizon’s Family Locator …

YouTube & Your Kids

YouTube & Your Kids

If your kids are online, chances are they’ve been on YouTube. While the site has the potential for …

Setting Parental Controls

Setting Parental Controls

Dr. Walsh and his daughter Erin offer the tips below for setting Parental Controls effectively. Read on to learn more!  …

Are your kids playing Video Games online? What parents need to know

Are your kids playing Video Games online? What parents need to know

If your kids and teenagers are playing video games online, it’s important for you to educate yourself about …


Verizon Online Safety Information & Tools

Content Policy

We ensure content is age-rated, supporting recognized third-party content rating systems when available and consistent with industry standard practices.

Insider’s Guide

An online destination providing customers information on today’s technology. Online safety experts provide “Tips for Parents” content to educate digital age parents about common areas of technology concern, tools to help solve these problems and information to bridge the technology gap between parents and youth.

Safeguards and Controls Community

A website that provides customers the chance to follow, share and participate in the ongoing conversation about digital safety and security.

BEaPRO Mobile

These digital literacy workshops, conducted in schools and funded by a Verizon Foundation grant to iKeepSafe, guide students on the core concepts for a positive mobile experience, while providing teachers and parent the confidence to help instill these concepts.

Verizon Wireless Content Filters

Free tools are available to enable consumers to manage content access, giving parents the opportunity to decide what content is appropriate for their children.

Verizon Wireless Family Base

This subscription service is a suite of tools providing parents the means to monitor with whom, how and when their children use devices in an effort to help children use wireless technology responsibly.

Parental control features on FiOS TV

Free, easy-to-use controls ensure that viewable programming is appropriate for all family members.

Verizon Internet Security Suite

This subscription service protects computers, personal information, and children from a wide array of online threats. The Parental Controls feature in VISS is available free to Verizon customers.

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