Aug 3 2022
The dark web: when you think the worst can’t happen to you!
This is a solo Coffee Chat episode where Vonne talks about past and current trends of the dark web, including sexploitation, exploitation, cyber-bullying, coercion, seduction, suicide pacts, negative influencers and young children accessing content by accident. Sharing her own story about what she missed after losing her daughter to suicide in 2005, after she accessed the dark web, and what other parents of children in trouble or who have died missed, is valuable to help parents of today be aware of the lure of the dark web and what they can do to protect their kids. This episode complements Episode 3 Keeping Your Kids Safe from Tech Troubles! with Andrea Davis from Better Screen Time, who helps parents and families create a tech plan that is right for them (a link to that episode is below).0:00 Welcome. Music.0:11 Introduction to the episode. References Episode 3 with Andrea Davis and provides a quick summary of the trends, dark web and negative effects that raising a generation of children with devices has produced based on research.3:44 Nobody is immune from the dangers our children face on the internet, suicide statistics.7:47 Vonne shares her story of her daughter's access to the dark web in the early 2000's and what the internet was like then, the aftermath of her daughter's suicide.12:48 Rates of actual suicide deaths.13:23 What to be on guard for as a parent, what's really out there that can pose great risk to our children regardless of how perfect things seem.19:15 What the research says about the negative impacts of technology.24:02 What you can do as a parent to protect your children. 29:42 Thanks for watching!Books: https://vonnesolis.com/vonne-solis-books/ Resources: https://vonnesolis.com/resources/ School coupon 50% discount: https://courses.vonnesolis.com/p/beyond-bereavement-get-me-started?coupon_code=PODCAST50 Andrea's episode 3:https://www.buzzsprout.com/2021182/10988518Subscribe if you want to be part of my community. Share if you like the episode. Connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter. Send me an email if you'd like to be on the show or have a topic you'd like to hear more about!