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Oct 01, 2014
You may be familiar with some of the more common apps that your children use, such as Facebook or Instagram. However, there are a lot of apps that you may not know about that you should be familiar with. Many of these lesser-known apps could pose risks to your children.
Here are some apps you should be familiar with:
These are just a few apps that could be harmful to your kids if they know about it. They pose a variety of different threats to your children, including being the victim of cyberbullying and potential predators contacting your children.
Be aware of the apps your children download and make sure they are appropriate for your children. Many mobile devices have settings that allow you to control if your kids can download new apps. To find settings that will help manage the apps your children download, visit http://www.netnanny.com/learn_center/webinars/20140430-parental-controls-for-iphone-ipod-touch-and-ipad if your child has an Apple device, or http://www.netnanny.com/learn_center/webinars/20140522-safeguarding-android-devices if your child has an Android device.
Sources: http://www.clickorlando.com/news/ten-apps-every-parent-should-know/27298638?item=0, http://www.ibelieve.com/motherhood/9-most-dangerous-apps-for-kids.html