Do you know if your child’s on Facebook or Instagram?

underage-social-media-users-photo

Although the minimum age is 13, there are many younger children who are hidden users on Facebook and other social media networks. According to a recent US study reported about in the Atlantic, one-quarter of children aged 12 and under used Facebook and lied about their age to join the site. 34% of Facebook users in …

Read more

How Terrorists Target Kids on Social Media

Computer crime concept

Monitoring your child online is more important than ever because terrorist organizations, including ISIS, are increasingly using online propaganda to target young children and recruit them. According to the Verge, “social media platforms have become the vehicle of choice in spreading propaganda and the recruiting platform for terrorism.” ISIS uses its social media savvy to …

Read more

What We Know About the Victims of Cyber Bullying

cyber bullying - Note Pad With Text

In May, we covered how parents can help their children deal with cyber bullying. With back-to-school season in full swing in the US, today we’re talking about the latest in cyber bullying research and how schools are combating internet bullying. The statistics Unfortunately, cyber bullying is a common phenomenon in the US—Inc. Magazine reports that …

Read more