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Monday, October 31, 2011

LET YOUR TEENS PLAY SAFE ON FACEBOOK

facebook safety parents After the unfortunate London incident, parents are more worried about what their kid doing on Facebook. Facebook is considered to be more dangerous with its wide applications and immense amount of users. Kids, especially teens have less control over their sprouting ideas which eventually drags them to unnecessary relations through this huge social networking site. Here are some tips to let your teen to play safe on Facebook.

 

Facebook tips for parents

  • Let teens use Facebook to announce achievements, wish each other a happy birthday and plan social events.
  • Allow only known persons to be your teens’ Facebook friends, friends of friends, and networks (like the school they attend).
  • Teach your teens the online safety basics so that they can keep their Facebook profile (and other online accounts) private and safe.
  • Teach them safe use of technology
  • Checkout who are your teens’ friends on Facebook?
  • Let them always report abusive content, inappropriate Pages, Groups, Events and fake or impostor profiles.
  • Never let your kid to share your password with anyone.
  • Let your kid accept friend requests from people you know.
  • Never allow your kid to post anything that may irritate parents, teachers, or employers.
  • Discourage video chat, or allow them to use Video chat, only on your presence.
  • Always ensure that your teen keeps private things private.

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