Guide and directions for parents towards ensuring internet safety for kids and family.
The first and foremost requirement for all parents is to equip themselves with the knowledge surrounding computers and internet, and the threats and dangers surrounding their use by children. You as a parent must at least be aware of the current happenings in the areas of internet safety for kids. For, only by being equipped with the knowledge and awareness then will you be able to take the right steps towards ensuring safety for your children.
As we know the internet access and usage has longed moved from stationary desktop computers to advanced mobile gadgets and devices, thanks to advanced technology. This means that the use of internet has spread and increased many fold, and so does the exposure of children to the threats online. This is not trying to create unnecessary focus to the dark side of the online world, but only to present the reality as it is, and more importantly to bring more and more parents to the awareness of the critical importance of ensuring internet safety for kids in this present cyber age.
A brief look at what is going on in the online world including the threats on children. Please click on the respective links for further reading –
- Know all about the role of daddying in the digital age, what is involved, the joy, the challenges and more.
- Look at the current trend of the way children go about making online friends, and the dangers they put themselves to.
- How cyberbullying can have a devastating effect on children leaving them scarred for life.
- Exchanges of sexually suggestive messages by kids known as sexting, and the negative effects.
- How kids put themselves into further dangers by uploading personal photos and videos online, and video sharing which can be misused by others including online predators.
- So much bad online content spread all around which can be stumbled upon very easily by children, very unhealthy for child’s tender mind.
- Teens and mobile phones have become inseparable now, a look at the negative side of the excessive use of it.
- Some kids get into internet addiction to escape from other underlying problems.
- How online reputation gone bad now can drastically effect the child’s future.
- Many more here…
Going through all these will give you a thorough idea of what is going on in this cyber age, being aware of the latest happenings is very important. It empowers you with the knowledge and enables you to take the right steps towards internet safety for kids, thereby ensuring safety for the family too.
You’ll be amazed to know that what your kid did online recently can be viewed by others. Want to know how? Click here to find out.