Social School 101 created an essential free ebook, 10 Dangerous Mistakes Kids Make On Social Media, to help protect children online and also to create confident Digital Parents. It is just one of the many social media education tools we offer and you can find it here. Digital Parenting is essential to protect your children online. You cannot always be there looking over their shoulder but you can begin to add guidelines if you know what your children and teens should avoid doing online.
Your children will never remember a time without the Internet, digital devices, cell phones, or apps. It is easy to see why so many parents feel their children know more about technology than they do. Parents need to take action and learn digital skills to better engage with their children and feel confident about keeping their children safe online. Until now, many parents have been reluctant to learn, do not know where to find answers, or just feel that the digital world has passed them by. This is your opportunity to become confident and informed about technology with the 10 Dangerous Mistakes Kids Make On Social Media.
At first glance social media looks very exciting to children. It is filled with new places and people. It can be private or it can be public. It can easily be all consuming unless boundaries are established. Social media has many different venues: Face Time, Skype, Facebook, Kik, Instagram, and Twitter just to name a few. With all these different platforms comes different rules for engagement and many times kids and teens do not understand the potential dangers of engaging on social media and different platforms.
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The Internet has made it possible for children, tweens, and teens to:
Meet strangers and predators online and offline
Be exposed to online pornography
Be bullied to the point of suicide
Send sexually explicit photos of themselves or others
Make dangerous mistakes like sharing their location and
advertising it to a global community
Ruin their reputation online before they have ever have a chance
to be a teenager, go to college, or get a job
Remember that this is a free ebook. Be sure and share this informative guide with other parents, friends, and co-workers. We all need to join together to keep our kids safe online. Our goal at Social School 101 is to create confident and empowered Digital Parents by providing simplified solutions and products.
Our goal is to broaden, expand, elevate, and increase digital literacy. We believe every parent can make a difference.
10 Dangerous Mistakes Kids Make on Social Media
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