Children and Social Media

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Children and Social Media:

Children and Social Media By: Jenny Pennington

7.5 Million pre-teens are already on Facebook!:

Dangers are real, however… Personal Experience Effects of Facebook on Children How to Protect Your Child on Social Sites 7.5 Million pre-teens are already on Facebook!

Dangers are real, however… :

Only 17% of parents are not tracking their kids Only 15 % of teens have been bullied online Kids receive at least 5 different sources of advice Dangers are real, however…

Personal Experience:

My Children The “hole” in our safety net was NOT online Facebook in MY house Personal Experience

Effects of Facebook on Children:

Effects of Facebook on Children Negative Effects Positive Effects Bullies Pedophiles Privacy Concerns Socialization Staying in Touch with Far-Away Family Learning

Protecting Your Child:

Teach Your Child Know Your Child Free Online Tools Protecting Your Child

Facebook and other social sites aren't going anywhere. So, let's give our children a chance and start teaching them how to protect themselves! :

Dangers are real, however… Personal Experience Effects of Facebook on Children How to Protect Your Child on Social Sites Facebook and other social sites aren't going anywhere. So, let's give our children a chance and start teaching them how to protect themselves!

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