Google's services were down Monday in a massive outage that prevented many people from watching YouTube videos, accessing their Google Docs or sending email on Gmail.
You may be fine with your kid doing a little online socializing. But what if they’re chatting on sites and in apps that never occurred to you to spot-check or discuss because you thought your kid was just using them for homework, playing games, or watching videos? Now, direct messaging is the rule — not the exception — on most platforms. And, as usual, parents seem to be the last ones to know.