Parent's Guide to Texting, Facebook, and Social Media: Understanding the Benefits and Dangers of Parenting in a Digital World

By Shawn Marie Edgington
Today's youth are falling victim to the perils of social and mobile networking at an alarming rate. Textual harassment, cyberbullying, sexting, and online predators have become national epidemics. According to studies, about half of young people have experienced some form of online harassment. The Parent's Guide provides awareness, solutions, and preventative resources to keep your children safe and secure online. With defensive parenting and constant communication, you can teach your children about the potential dangers of social networking, empower them to protect themselves from online predators, guard their personal information, and preserve their online reputation. The Parent's Guide gives you the fundamentals of mobile messaging, Facebook, and other social media platforms; information you need about privacy and security settings; and measures to defend against cyberbullies. Knowledge is power! If you are aware of what's happening, you can get involved and facilitate change.


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Publisher Not available
Publish date 04/01/2011
Pages 188
ISBN-13 9781934812976
ISBN-10 1934812978
Language English

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