social media safety
We have a responsibility to our young children. They aren't old enough to decide what information and photos they want shared with family and friends. We are creating a digital footprint for our tots that will remain forever, so we must think about their future reputation and overall safety.
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Yes, social networks are all about staying in touch with friends and family, and sharing events in your life, but perhaps it's too easy to share information?
Hardly a day goes by that you can't log into one of those services and see your "friends" talking about airport delays, creating their own vacation trip hashtags or Instagramming pictures of where they are -- thereby letting the world at large know where they aren't. And if adults can't resist, you know teenagers can't.
Here are a few tips to keep your teen safe when using the Internet and other web-based technologies. If you think it's an awkward conversation; you can hand them this blog to read.
1. Be selective about what you share. 2. Ask yourself, 'Do I want to share my location?' If you do, you're inviting elements
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In a recent Bucks post, "Don't Tell Facebook Friends That You're Going Away," Ron Lieber advised readers not to share their