AmberMac Blog

12 Instagram Rules to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

I recently ran a contest in my weekly newsletter asking parents to share their online safety rules.  Sam Title, CEO of The Coffice, emailed me his family’s 12 Instagram guidelines.  He created this document to steer his 13-year-old daughter in the right direction.  In Outsmarting Your Kids Online, we talk a… Read More

Live Streaming: Truths, Consequences, Opportunities

When Periscope first launched in 2015, there were numerous news headlines warning users (and those in their lens’ way) about the dangers of live streaming.  As Motherboard explained in its March 26th post that year, “When you’re live streaming, you give away more than you likely would in… Read More

Snapchat’s Memories: What You Need to Know

Snapchat has recently introduced Memories – a way to save old Snaps and Stories in a new section of the Snapchat app for Android and iOS. You’ll get a Chat from Team Snapchat when the new Memories feature is available on your account, and after that update you’ll… Read More

Facebook Live: East Coast Lifestyle Founder

Student to Career: Presented by Intel CanadaWATCH LIVE NOW: Student to Career – How to build your brand online – Ask a Question! Posted by Amber Mac on Thursday, July 7, 2016 This was a super-fun Facebook Live segment I did on PEI with the founder… Read More

Parrot’s Jumping Race Minidrone Review

The Parrot Jumping Race Minidrone, Max, is easy to use and incredibly fun. Using an app on your smartphone and Parrot’s free FreeFlight 3 app (for iOS and Android), you can make Max jump, roll, and spin to get around, but he’s also got A/V functionality so you… Read More

Amber Mac at Halifax Central Library

I went to King’s College for my Bachelor of Journalism degree and my brother lives in Halifax, so I’m super happy to be heading back to Halifax from 6:30-8pm on Tuesday, July 12th to speak about Outsmarting Your Kids Online! Catch me (for free) at the beautiful Halifax Central Library… RSVP… Read More

4 Apps & Hacks to Keep Kids Safe on Global TV

Thanks to Global TV Toronto & Montreal for having me on over the past few days to talk about our new book Outsmarting Your Kids Online. For anyone who missed these (or those who saw and want the links), here are the apps and hacks I mentioned. Manage Screentime On All… Read More