Internet Safety and Apps: What You Need to Know as a Parent

Internet Safety and Apps: You Need to Know about for Parents

Internet Safety and Apps: You Need to Know about for Parents

Ghost Apps (hidden, also called “volt” apps), Sexting, and Online Predators are the latest things parents of “tweens”/teens have to worry about. I recently hosted a speaking engagement at a local church discussing these issues and tips.

Here are a few of the takeaways (links included):

  1. Ghost or “Volt” Apps – Search for Calculator% and Best Secret Folder
  2. Parents: Check Apps Purchased (or downloaded), Check for Redundancy, Get Parent Controls, Start a Conversation (more about that at the bottom)

    Internet Safety and Apps: You Need to Know about for Parents

    Internet Safety and Apps: You Need to Know about for Parents

  3. Tips for Parents about Online Predators – Keeping Them Safe (from TeenSafe)
  4. How Predators Contact your Children & How to Beat this Method (from TeenSafe)
  5. Everything A Parent Needs to Know About Snapchat (from TeenSafe)
  6. Everything a Parent Needs to Know About KIK (from TeenSafe)
  7. Everything a Parent Needs to Know About YikYak (from TeenSafe)
  8. Cell Phone Parental Control Software Reviews, Top 10 Products for 2016 
  9. Mentoring is more powerful than monitoring.” – By Devorah Heitner, PhD, founder Raising Digital Natives
  10. E-book – “The TeenSafe Parenting Guide to Tech Safety” http://www.teensafe.com/blog/teensafe-parenting-guide-tech-safety
  11. I just purchased: American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales (Stay tuned for a review post)

*Local TV Station recently reported about Ghost Apps too!

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