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Statistics of Online Predators Are Sobering to Parents

It is a well known fact that the Internet contains its fair share of criminals, and a good number of them seek to prey on children and young adults. Parents are of course the first line of defense and even as many are becoming more Internet savvy and seek to safeguard their children, there are […]

Statistics of Online Predators Are Alarming

Parents of teens traversing the Internet in the pursuit of homework help and also social networking know that things are not safe but quite frequently they do not realize just how bad things have gotten. The statistics of online predators are alarming and the Crimes against Children Research Center reports that of children who are […]

Parents Applaud the New Internet Safety Policies on Facebook

Since social networking sites are here to stay, parents will be wise to work with their kids to help them make good choices when it comes to interacting with friends and also strangers on these sites. To suggest that kids should never enter into discussions with those whom they do not know might be sage […]

Internet Safety Software Recommendations Every Parent Should Know

There are various Internet safety software recommendations every parent should know. First and foremost is the kind of software that will monitor, filter and restrict a child’s access to sites featuring predetermined content; this kind of software is commonly chosen by schools and other institutions of learning where children are expected to utilize the computer […]

Catching Online Predators Requires Awareness

The Web Safe Kid website, a premier resource for parents serious about keeping children safe while they are gradually beginning their online learning, studying, and socializing habits, advocates that a safe child is an aware child. The reality goes even further than this; catching online predators requires awareness as well: those of parents, caregivers, law […]

Catching Online Predators Is Not Enough

If you believe that it is sufficient to assist law enforcement agencies in their efforts of catching online predators, you are sadly mistaken. For each and every online predator that is apprehended and convicted, there are plenty of others ready to step up and take their places in the chat rooms, message boards, forums, and […]

Internet Safety Software Recommendations Do Not Make Up For Parental Supervision

With Facebook increasing and enhancing its safety features and other social networking sites quickly following suit, it is not surprising that many a parent is convinced their kids are safer online than they ever were before. If online predators were not evolving alongside the technology designed to keep them away from kids, this might be […]

The New Internet Safety Policies on Facebook

Next to MySpace, Facebook is one of the most commonly accessed social networking sites. Teens especially seem to love Facebook and all it does and while the site aspires to keep posters and participants safe, there are some fact parents need to know. The new Internet safety policies on Facebook, much like the ones set […]

A Guide to Internet Safety and Social Media Sites

A guide to Internet safety and social media sites is hotly debated on many forums and blogs. Abductions of teens and even children have been linked to several social media sites and it is not surprising for parents to worry and for authorities to time and again warn to take precautions when permitting children or […]

Internet Safety Dos and Don’ts for Students

The topic of Internet safety for students is more than a set of rules and list of do’s and don’ts. Instead, it must be a combination of common sense, parental supervision, and vigilance against possible attacks. Students are at a higher risk of attack by a predator because the very nature of their Internet use […]