Today’s children have access to so many technologies from mobile phones to social media, online digital games and more. While the Internet can provide children with great educational benefits, it’s also a dangerous place where children can encounter unethical and unscrupulous people, even when they are sitting in the ‘safety’ of your living room.
Your teenager’s Finsta account could expose them to abuse
A Finsta is a private ‘fake’ or secondary Instagram account reserved by a user for close friends only. It’s a place where teenagers supposedly can relax and share pics they wouldn’t normally post on Instagram – maybe the images are not cool enough, or a little inappropriate. Continue reading Why you should be concerned if your teenager has a Finsta account
Qooh.me is a social site that is very popular with children in the younger grades at school who use it to get to know one another.
It’s a worldwide problem. Bullying has many manifestations, many forms, and many victims. But they all have one thing in common: people get hurt and it needs to stop.
Cyberbullying impacts at least one out of every five primary and high school students. Many of those who experience it don’t tell anyone. If a child displays any of these signs, he or she might be involved.