Keeping Track of your Children's Social Media
by Karen Campbell McGinn
Like it or not, the internet, cell phones and social networks are here to stay. Many parents are not pleased to hear this, but they’re learning to deal with it. There are great benefits for kids who use sites like Facebook, such as increased communication and access to all types of information. However, there can be serious downsides to all this online sharing.
Check-out this statistic: Over 20,000 kids age 13 and under, try to cheat the age limit every day and sneak onto Facebook. 20,000 kids. Everyday. That number is staggering. But when you think about it, it’s easy to see why.