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Helping Your Kids Use Social Networking Websites Safely

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Being an involved parent, you most likely already know that maintaining an on line journal or a fast changing 'profile page' on popular social network sites (MySpace, Bebo, LiveSpaces or Facebook) is common practice amongst teens and preteens. Usually, these web sites can be considered by anyone with Internet access and this can put your son or daughter in danger.

On most websites, children could post pages including images, videos, and personal information including their telephone number, address, birthday, and full names. Children use these internet sites for connecting with others, whether they are halfway around the world or right nearby. The sites often allow for games, instant messaging, and other communication tools.

However, a number of the information published on social media sites could make your son or daughter at risk of predators. Continue reading for five good methods to help your child use social networking websites correctly.

1. Don't use full names. If you are planning to allow your child to use social media sites, ask them to use a nickname or their first title, but never full names.

2. Observe your child's profile. Demand on entry to view and observe your child's public site. This provocative like us on facebook site has endless staggering suggestions for the inner workings of this activity. Check for any private personal data, such as addresses or cell numbers, that may present a security risk to your child.

3. To research more, we understand you gander at: rootgander6 on Never let your son or daughter to fulfill anyone face-to-face who they've only met on line. Children can be in considerable danger if they visit meet people whom they have just met through the Internet.

4. Consider environment site restrictions. Many social media sites allow users setting privacy controls, for that reason making their pages available only to certain approved users. It is a simple method to limit use of your child's information. If you are interested in video, you will probably wish to check up about open in a new browser window.

5. Take away the page. If your child refuses to abide by your protection rules, consider calling the web site and having the page eliminated or examining the use of Internet filtering methods to block access to the site..

helping_your_kids_use_social_networking_websites_safely.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/03 19:10 by secherisesjade