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Setting Boundaries for Tech Addicted Kids (and Parents)

Like most parents, I struggle with setting boundaries with technology that my family will respect. Before setting boundaries, though, it’s important to understand why our kids are on their devices so much. Unfortunately, the truth is that we, as parents, are partly responsible

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The dark net is a system of hidden web sites deep within the internet. If you search for a dark net website on Google, you won’t be able to find it. It is very difficult for people and agencies, such as government agencies, to track a user that is using the dark net.

The Dark Side of the Dark Net

The dark net is a system of hidden web sites deep within the internet. If you search for a dark net website on Google, you won’t be able to find it.

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When social media sites such as Facebook publish tips for their users, they can sometimes be difficult to find and to understand. However, many of these tips can have useful information for parents. Most social media sites offer tips specifically for parents to help their children be secure on their social network. Here are tips published by three of the major social networks: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Safety Tips from Your Child’s Social Media

When social media sites such as Facebook publish tips for their users, they can sometimes be difficult to find and to understand.

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There is so much good to be found on the internet. Family and friends across the entire world can connect on social media. We find pictures of fluffy kittens and dogs and share them with everyone. Videos and vines give us an opportunity to laugh.

Focus on the Good of the Internet

There is so much good to be found on the internet. Family and friends across the entire world can connect on social media.

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Children were taught to be careful when walking to school and to never accept rides from strangers. Talking to strangers in a supermarket or at a park was dangerous. Parents taught that if their children did this, they  were in danger.

Child Predators Closer to Home

Children were taught to be careful when walking to school and to never accept rides from strangers. Talking to strangers in a supermarket or at a park was dangerous.

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Social media is constantly changing and the social media platforms your child likes are changing as well. Years ago, MySpace was one of the most popular social media sites, but now very few people access it compared to Facebook.
Keeping up with the most popular social media sites can be tough, but here is a list of some of the current most popular social media sites for teens and some information about them:

Top Social Networks for Teens

Social media is constantly changing and the social media platforms your child likes are changing as well.

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Child predators have found a variety of ways to lure children in many different places. A recent investigation in San Antonio found a child predator using an online dating service to target children. While using an online dating service to target children sounds unusual, it is becoming more common.

Child Predators in Unusual Places

Child predators have found a variety of ways to lure children in many different places. A recent investigation in San Antonio found a child predator using an online dating service...

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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.

Harmful Apps to Be Aware Of

You may be familiar with some of the more common apps that your children use, such as Facebook or Instagram.

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