Children's Internet Privacy Roundups (May 2018)
May 16, 2018
We roundups the best articles in the on how we can protect our children’s internet privacy.
children’s internet privacy, As a parent, it’s our responsibility to protect children. Nowadays kids are exposed to the world wide web as early as a year old or much younger. They explore different website base on the curiosities and sometimes accidentally landed on a website that can influence them to do bad things and even exposing their online privacy.
Here are some Top Articles to Protect Our Children’s Internet Privacy. We can use as our guide:
by Dr. Lauren Adler, Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatrician,
These days, more than ever before, parents need to be aware of what their kids see and hear on the internet, who they meet there, and what they share about themselves online. As with any safety issue that concerns the health and safety of your children, we at Westchester Health urge you to 1) share your concerns about the internet with your kids, 2) take advantage of available resources to protect them, and 3) keep a close eye on their activities. To learn more, read this excellent blog by Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with our Westchester Health Pediatrics group.
by Emma Bolden | May 10, 2018, | Apps, Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy, Digital Safety, Online Dangers, Parenting, Parents
The internet is rife with potential dangers. However, the internet is also filled with resources for education and communication that deeply enrich your child’s life. It’s essential that children understand the hazards of the internet so they can enjoy the benefits. Thankfully, there are many ways to protect your child’s personal information online. Knowledge is the first step in online safety.
To protect kids against social media predators, it’s important to educate them on potential warning signs. Let them know a predator may try to reach out to them on a social media site, asking them for personal data, photos, and common places where they hang out. That individual may be posing as an online friend or chatting on a video game.
Strongly urge kids to block anyone they don’t know on social media who attempt to get personal information, to discuss sexual topics, or to try and meet in person, and never follow up with them. You should also make sure your child feels comfortable sharing with you when they are contacted.