There are so many controversies about kids and social media.
This is what people have said.
Parents can get sued by social media platforms if their kids are caught on a platform they're not old enough to be on.
Social media platforms are nothing but trouble for kids.
Kids shouldn't be on social media.
I don’t need to monitor my child’s devices. They’re responsible and know what to not do.
As long as my child’s account is private, they’ll be ok.
But the thing is, most parents don't know enough about the dangers and safety measures they should implement to keep their kids safe online.
That’s why before you give your child a device that allows them to get on social media, YOU MUST educate yourself first.
To give you an idea about why you should seek out education about social media dangers, here are some stats.
According to the Pew Research Center studies, the...
Since many schools throughout the nation are returning to online learning, more kids will be tempted to navigate to their social media sites.
And, let's be honest, they're already spending more time than any parent would want online, right?
So, let’s talk about SOCIAL MEDIA ETIQUETTE.
If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ve already read or heard me talk about delaying the use of smart devices for kids until you can no longer hold back.
You’ve also read or heard me talk about things to consider agreeing on with your kids when YOU DO give them access to devices and the internet.
Now, let’s review a few details about online etiquette:
1 Never share or repost information that you have not confirmed. You can avoid arguments with friends and family if you follow this suggestion.
2 NEVER share or post mean comments, images, or videos about someone (even if they are notorious for being a bully)
Most kids NEVER tell an adult that they're being bullied because they try to handle the situation alone or they fear that telling an adult might make matters worse.
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