Smart Social Podcast: Learn how to shine online
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In this podcast Josh Ochs teaches parents and students how to shine online. He shows you how to audit your Google results and use your social media accounts as a portfolio of positive accomplishments to shine online. Josh keeps it tactical and practical with tips you can use to better understand how to navigate the digital world as a parent, teen and professional. Learn more at

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    #53 Snapchat, Instagram And Facebook App Updates (Parent University Week 5 Update) - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    It can be challenging for parents to find all of the important security and safety information they need to know to keep their family safe. So, we created this bi-weekly newsletter to bring you up to speed on all of the things happening in digital safety and popular teen trends.

    In this Parent University member newsletter we talk about which social media network is more popular with teens than Snapchat and Instagram, where teens are seeking advice online, which social media habits are linked to depression, and more.

    We spend countless hours each week researching (and summarizing) the latest digital safety tips parents and educators need to know, join Parent University to get access to our best research and resources.

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    #52: '13 Reasons Why' Teen Suicide Story - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    In this Podcast episode, Josh Ochs talks with a very special guest, a mother who shares an important story about suicide and '13 Reasons Why.' Learn what parents need to know about this popular Netflix series, how they can talk to their kids about suicide, and how the show is affecting students and their families.

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    #48: Fortnite: Battle Royale, Twitter, Youtube Challenge and more (Parent University Member Newsletter) - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    There have been a lot of digital safety updates in the news. In this Parent University member newsletter we talk about keeping students safe on Fortnite: Battle Royale, the new social media challenge that has teens snorting things up their nose, why Twitter banned a major parental control software provider from advertising on their platform, what Snapchat updated this week (spoiler alert: they made a lot of changes), how users can download their Instagram data, and more.

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    #47: Snapchat Bullying, updates, Instagram Addiction and more (Parent University Member Newsletter) - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    The news is buzzing with tons of digital safety updates this week. In this Parent University member newsletter we talk about why a teenager was charged for bullying others on Snapchat this week, why the Attorney General is issuing a warning about the app, what parents need to know about the new Instagram and Snapchat updates, how families can protect themselves from data breaches like Facebook’s, the negative effects of social media, how students can shine online, and more.

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    #46 Education & Communication Tips From An Australian Digital Safety Expert: Ruth Dearing - Podcast with Josh Ochs

    How do I keep my children safe online? This question has been asked multiple times by worried parents that do not know what to do. Today on the show, Josh sat down with Ruth Dearing, a Parent University subscriber and a digital safety expert based in Sydney, Australia. They talked about how to keep your children online, cyberbullying, and the importance of education with communication.

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