You may laugh at this title, but most of us don’t actually realise that there is a totally different life happening online with our teens. The Secret Social Media Life of Teens is a thing!
Our kids are geniuses, at least when it comes to traversing through smart devices and all the millions of apps floating around. Watch any 3-year-old swipe their way around a tablet or smartphone, and you will be gobsmacked in wonder. But, there are some scary apps your kids should never download.
A friend told me that she needed to sit her 9-year-old boy down the other day, and educate him on the internet security risks out in the big bad world. 9 years old!
Are we educating our children, or blindsiding them to the real world?
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