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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 […]

Using Internet Safety And Social Media Sites Safety

Any person at any age can become a target for identity theft or the potential victim of an online predator. Because of this reality one must always be cautious of the information and personal details that they share with others online. You should always protect important personal information such as birth certificate details, banking or […]

Teen Safety In Chat Room Environments

Chat rooms can be fun for reading through and responding to every topic from whimsical relationship gossip to patriotic shout outs over our men and women over seas. Though this can be a simple way to filling free time those who enter a chat room should do so with caution. The fun can be swiftly […]