Tag: Internet Safety

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 8

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 8

| October 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Protect Your Pre-Teen’s Privacy The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) helps you protect your children’s privacy by giving you specific rights. Enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, COPPA requires […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 7

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 7

| October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Parental Controls If you’re concerned about what your kids — especially elementary school kids — see when they surf the internet, there are tools to consider. Keep in mind that while parental controls work well […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 6

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 6

| October 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Protect Your Computers The security of your computer can affect the safety of your online experience — and your kid’s. Malware is software that monitors or controls your computer use, can install viruses, or can […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 5

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 5

| October 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Mobile Phones: Socializing and Communicating on the Go Teach your kids to think about safety when using a cell phone. What age is appropriate for a kid to have a mobile phone? That’s something for […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 4

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 4

| October 9, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Communicating Online Email, chat, IM, video calling and texting are fast and convenient ways to communicate. But the fundamentals — what we say, when we say it, and why we say it — are the […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 3

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 3

| October 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Socializing Online Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online. Kids share pictures, videos, thoughts, and plans with friends, others who share their interests, and sometimes, the […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 2

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 2

| October 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Advice for Parents of Kids at Different Ages Young Kids When very young children start using a computer, they should be supervised closely by a parent or caregiver. Parents may wish to choose the websites […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 1

Keeping Kids Safe Online Part 1

| October 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! How to Talk to Your Kids Not sure where to begin? The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. Research suggests that when children want important information, most rely on their parents. […]

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8 Tips For Keeping Kids Safe Online

8 Tips For Keeping Kids Safe Online

| October 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

Facebook users: If you appreciate this series, please use the “recommend” link above and suggest this to your Facebook friends! Are your children safe online? Are you sure? Are you really sure?  Consider the following: 71% of teens have reported receiving messages online from someone they don’t know. 45% of teens have been asked for […]

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