If your children are using social media, are you sure they’re using it safely? Are they using in a manner that will protect their identity and the identity of their siblings?
Many parents may not allow their children to use social media out of fear. Some of that fear is natural, as a parent you don’t want to let go (remember the first time you let them go to a sleep-over?).If you decided to allow your child to use social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ then consider some of these notes from the inforgraphic below:
- Make sure their social media settings do not expose their privacy.
- Be vigilant about what they and their friends post.
- You may need to have your child “unfriend” or block their friends to protect privacy.
What other things are you doing to keep your child’s social media secure?