Internet Safety and Digital Literacy

Featured Campaign: Parenting Tips and Media Picks for a Healthy New Year

Whether it’s mastering time management or practicing social skills, today’s media and technology harness the potential for a healthy new year. Time Warner Cable and Common Sense Media are bringing parents and educators free resources to help families navigate the web, TV shows, games, apps and more.



More Resources for Navigating Media in the New Year



Download Family Media Agreements (PDF)


Prepare your children to be good digital citizens by downloading this free Family Media Agreement. Parents can use this packet of 3 checklists -- for grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12 -- to guide conversations with their kids about media use.

7 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2015

  • Your family will undoubtedly face media and technology issues in 2015 as they become more ubiquitous, affordable, and essential to daily life. Get Parenting Editor Caroline Knorr’s recommendations for making the right media resolutions in 2015.



About Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media (CSM) is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. CSM exists because our kids are growing up in a culture that profoundly impacts their physical, social, and emotional well-being.


The organization provides families with the advice and media reviews they need in order to make the best choices for their children. Through its education programs and policy efforts, CSM empowers parents, educators, and young people to become knowledgeable and responsible digital citizens. For more information on Internet safety topics, including making healthy media choices for your family, visit Common Sense Media's Parent Concerns.

The online safety of all of our customers is a priority to Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable proudly partners with Common Sense Media to help parents and families make smart decisions about what they see and do on-screen and online.


Additional Resources

Internet Safety Parental Controls

Keep your computer safe with McAfee® AntiVirus. Plus, monitor and set limits on Internet time with Family Protection Software. Learn More


Videos for Parents and Kids


Media Reviews


Tools for Schools


Talking About Online Safety

Download tips and tools for helping your children get the most out of the Internet and their digital devices.