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Install YouTube Kids for your children

If your kids have their own tablets or smartphones, or if they use a shared family device, installing YouTube Kids is a good way to ensure they browse safely. YouTube Kids screens content and only allows users to view what’s appropriate for children aged 2-12. The ads on YouTube kids are limited and kid-friendly, and […]

Hide the bookmarks bar on Chrome before sharing your browser

Keep your browser looking tidy and prevent the exposure of personal information when you share your screen with Chrome. Remove your bookmark bar temporarily by right-clicking it, then unselect “Show bookmarks bar.” To bring it back up, simply select the vertical ellipsis menu in the upper right corner, hover over “Bookmarks” and then select, “Show […]

Limit open tabs by using the Collections feature in Microsoft Edge

If you have to share your screen with an open web browser, you’ll want to clean up your tabs in order to create a better impression for your viewers while lowering the amount of personal information you share. Migrate your open tabs to the Collections feature on Microsoft Edge, a convenient spot for quickly and […]

Make sure you’re running the latest version of Firefox

It’s a good idea to periodically verify that you’re using the latest version of your preferred browser, even if automatic updates are enabled. For Firefox, simply open the hamburger menu, then select Help. From there, you’ll press About Firefox. If you’ve got the latest version, this screen will say “Firefox is up to date.” If […]

Use the built-in tracker blocker on the Vivaldi browser

The makers of popular web browser Vivaldi have partnered with DuckDuckGo on a built-in tracker blocker to help preserve user privacy. Vivaldi halts requests before they’re sent to URLs that appear on a comprehensive block list created and updated by privacy-focused search company DuckDuckGo. To enable this feature, open the Vivaldi Menu, then Settings. Navigate […]

Disable notifications from websites on Chrome

Distracting notifications can be intrusive and share too much information to people who have a clear view of your screen, whether in person or remotely. To turn off website notifications in Chrome, navigate to the Settings menu. Select “Privacy and security” from the left bar, then click Site Settings. Navigate to Notifications. Here, you can […]