Facebook’s terms are supposed to require users to be at least age 13, but a Consumer Reports survey found that children age 10 and younger are not only using the site but are largely unsupervised by their parents. Even more concerning is that the majority of these parents are unconcerned or ignore the possibility of serious threats such as predators and bullies.
For more tips and ideas about your kids’ online safety, check out the stories below.
|Social Media: Ignore or Accept
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|Texting Can Be Great
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|Cyberbullying – What Can We Do About It?
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|Parents’ Tips for Dealing With Cyber Bullying
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