When it comes to new product releases, few companies get as much press and as much response as Google. Just think: three weeks after a limited release of their new social network Google+, the online giant’s attempt to rival Facebook has already reached 10 million users. So what’s the hype about? And what will this mean for you and your accountability relationships? What Google+ Means for Privacy The biggest innovation from Google+ is the way it handles interpersonal relationships. Google+ has done away with the concept of a personal “wall” and a primary Friends list. Instead, they have introduced the … Continue reading →
How Advertising Influences Children, and What You Can Do About It You’ve no doubt seen the kid in the grocery store, throwing a temper tantrum because his parents wouldn’t buy him the new toy or candy he wanted. Maybe you’ve even been that parent, and you know the sting of the dirty looks for not giving up and buying your child the treat, just to get him to calm down. Or maybe you know a boy whose love for Spider-Man extends so far that his bedroom is decorated solely in that theme, and he’ll only eat Spider-Man mac and cheese … Continue reading →
Covenant Eyes offices are closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. Normal live customer support hours will resume on Tuesday. Covenant Eyes is grateful to those who serve and those who have lost their lives in military service.
College is expensive. We’re making it cheaper. Last year, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, we announced the creation of a scholarship fund for subscribers of Covenant Eyes who were also enrolled full-time in college. We awarded 19 scholarships to deserving recipients. We’re now accepting applications for scholarships for the 2011 school year. There are only three requirements for eligibility: You cannot be a previous recipient of a Covenant Eyes scholarship; You must be a Covenant Eyes subscriber; and You must be enrolled full-time in college in the Fall of 2011. Applications are due by July 31, 2011. The … Continue reading →
What would you do if you discovered your 15-year-old daughter was in a relationship with a man 30 years her senior? Late one night in 2002, after investigating an extremely large cellphone bill, full of late-night phone calls to a family friend from their church, Doug and Lisa Cherry found themselves facing the unspeakable truth: this man had been sexually grooming their daughter Kalyn for nearly two years. Recently, Covenant Eyes blogger Luke Gilkerson interviewed Kalyn and Lisa about this experience. LG: Kalyn, you were essentially groomed by this man over a couple of years. How did this progress? Kalyn: … Continue reading →