Is Your Child Safe Online?: A Parent's Guide to the Internet, Facebook, Mobile Phones & Other New Media (Paperback)Pamela Whitby
Paperback Published: 10/10/2011
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Is your child safe online? Do you know what information your child can access through the internet on a daily basis? The chances are that you are like most parents and the answer is 'no' or, at best, 'I'm not sure'. These days, online safety for children is a growing concern, our kids are more internet-savvy than we are - they know how to unblock privacy settings or get around simple parental controls. Yet more and more frequently there are stories in the news about children being victims of internet crime becauase; whether through Facebook party invites, cyber-bullying or, worse, child grooming. Online safety for children has become more important as the digital world continues to grow. You rely on the internet more than ever, so why wouldn't your child, but internet safety for kids can be a difficult subject for parents to address. Don't bury your head in the sand. Understand how to keep your child protected online and make sure the internet is a safe place for your child by following the simple guidance in Is Your Child Safe Online? The definitive family online safety manual. But what can we do about internet safety for kids? As parents, we have a duty to understand the different media our children use and put in place boundaries and guidelines to protect them. Is Your Child Safe Online? is the definitive family online safety guide and has the practical advice you need to minimise the risk and ensure your child is protected today...whilst still letting them do their homework. Covering all forms of new media - iPhones, apps, iPads, twitter, gaming online - as well as social networking sites - Is Your Child Safe Online? keeps you informed of the dangers and reassures with simple, straightforward advice. It arms you with practical methods for child safety online. All your questions answered...* Do children get any guidelines at school on internet use? * How do children use social networks, chatrooms, instant messaging and blogs? * How do I control what my children look at online, or what information they give out? * What are the effects of time spent online on mental health and social life? How do I educate my children on how they can protect themselves against cyber-bullying and grooming? Give yourself peace of mind with Is Your Child Safe Online? - the book that every careful parent should own. The facts speak for themselves: In the last three years, the number of children belonging to a 'virtual world' has increased from 8 million to 20 million. One in five children aged five to seven are accessing the internet without parental supervision. Make sure YOUR child is safe online.
Publisher: Crimson Publishing