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Are Social Media Apps Safe for Kids?

PRITHIV on February 04, 2016

Social media apps, having thrown open the barriers of communication, can be seen as a dangerous playground for the uninitiated and the young. The argument is that crime and perversion in general have spread their network through the digital space. 

Kid exploring social media alone

  • “Our children are growing up with this technology and need to be taught how to use it in a positive and sensible way”, says Lynn Schreiber, an expert on social media
  • Social media dangers remind parents that they need to teach children how to deal with unsafe people and navigate the real world.
  • Discussing Internet safety and social media propriety is a quint-essential part of parenting today.

Provide your children with the skill-sets to distinguish good from bad. Teach them the basis of moral judgement and above all teach them to respect themselves!

This is an excerpt from our article on LinkedIn Pulse. For an in-depth look, read the full version here.
 
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