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A recap and unpacking of the tech news from this week that is relevant to your family. Michael is a tech nerd and loves to wax eloquent on all of the latest trends while his wife, Melinda is the cynic. Melinda plays the mom and dad's advocate by questioning the usefulness and importance of these tech news topics. All of this provides you, the listener with the most relevant information about the tech and digital topics that are affecting your family.

A recap and unpacking of the tech news from this week that is relevant to your family. Michael is a tech nerd and loves to wax eloquent on all of the latest trends while his wife, Melinda is the cynic. Melinda plays the mom and dad's advocate by questioning the usefulness and importance of these tech news topics. All of this provides you, the listener with the most relevant information about the tech and digital topics that are affecting your family.
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A recap and unpacking of the tech news from this week that is relevant to your family. Michael is a tech nerd and loves to wax eloquent on all of the latest trends while his wife, Melinda is the cynic. Melinda plays the mom and dad's advocate by questioning the usefulness and importance of these tech news topics. All of this provides you, the listener with the most relevant information about the tech and digital topics that are affecting your family.

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Episodes

PODCAST: Our Top Posts from the Past Three Weeks

10/19/2018
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In the new iteration of the Family Tech Update Podcast, we’ll be sharing the audio from our most recent top posts. In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing Call of Duty Black Ops 4, shopping in social media, Facebook’s new touchscreen […]

Duration:00:16:19

PODCAST: What is eSports and will it be in the Olympics?

7/13/2018
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Family Tech Update: What is IGTV? Facebook Messenger Kids wants to teach your kids kindness. What was up with the rocket launch in FORTNITE? Happy Cell Phone Courtesty Month. Will eSports ever be in the Olympics?

Duration:00:33:13

PODCAST: Does Your Kid Even Need a Phone?

6/20/2018
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Family Tech Update: Snapchat’s new message delete feature, new video games going to mobile for free, and John Wilkerson joins me to discuss getting your kids started with screen time and when (or if) thet need their own phone. Links […]

Duration:00:41:51

PODCAST: Will My Family Get an Amazon Echo Dot for Kids?

4/27/2018
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Family Tech Update: YouTube has taken down over 8 million videos, is it enough? Snapchat has games on their camera, and Amazon wants to listen to your kids. Screen-Free Week Hashtag: #BFScreenFree Social Media Links Facebook: http://facebook.com/becausefamily Instagram: http://instagram.com/becausefamily […]

Duration:00:20:09

PODCAST: Should I Delete My Facebook Account?

3/27/2018
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Family Tech Update: PUBG is on mobile – YouTube content policies have driven gun videos to PornHub – why your Facebook data isn’t safe, even if you delete your account… CNet Article: https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-cambridge-analytica-data-mining-and-trump-what-you-need-to-know/ Blog Posts Mentioned: Facebook Data: http://safe.becausefamily.org/tutorial-how-to-download-all-of-your-photos-videos-and-messages-from-facebook-at-once/ Video […]

Duration:00:19:19

PODCAST: Social Media isn’t For the Users Anymore

3/13/2018
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Family Tech Update: Entertainment Software Rating Board will Warn Parents of In-Game Purchases in Video Games – Movie Pass Reveals that They Collect Much More of Your Data than You Thought – Netflix Testing “Patches” to Reward Kids’ Binge-Watching – […]

Duration:00:21:24

PODCAST: Three Apps Your Kids Should Uninstall

3/1/2018
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These apps can be seriously dangerous for your kids. Adult content, privacy issues, stranger danger, all kinds of issues here, and some of them are only rated 12+!

Duration:00:28:14

Family Tech Update: “The Time Well Spent Movement” {podcast]

2/13/2018
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There’s a movement to take back our time and curb our tech addictions. What does it mean for families and how can we take charge of tech addictions? Plus: Snaps can be embedded on any site, and coding is king, […]

Duration:00:20:50

PODCAST: Will Android FamilyLink Ever be Backward Compatible?

1/19/2018
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PODCAST: Android FamilyLink is awesome but has one MAJOR FLAW. In this podcast for parents and families, we talk about Chromebook parental controls, Facebook, Instagram, and Raising Digital Natives.

Duration:00:21:27

PODCAST: 2017 in Review and What’s to Come in 2018

12/8/2017
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Exciting new things coming in 2018 for BecauseFamily. This episode rounds out the rest of 2017 and gives you a heads up as to what to look out for in the coming year. Social Media Links Facebook: http://facebook.com/4pointfamilies Instagram: http://instagram.com/becausefamily […]

Duration:00:22:20