safety webThere is no fighting it… Our kids jump online as soon as they can, signing up for Facebook, MySpace accounts and to countless other sites unknown to us adults. And of course, as parents, this raises legitimate concerns for cyberbullying, sexting, and other inappropriate or potentially unsafe behavior our kids might - unwittingly - exhibit while using their electronic gadgets and computers.
One option is to request the list of passwords for all accounts that you tween or teen may have on the internet and start monitoring those accounts. The ones they told you about! As you may know, this quickly grows tiresome and creates much tension with the child being so monitored. Understandably.
Or, there is SafetyWeb.com, a very recently launched subscription service ($10/month) that I just learned about that automatically monitors a child's online activities and immediately red-flags parents of any and all potential threatsRead More »from Web Safety for Your Kids