With more networking sites becoming available every day, the goal of connecting turns into a question of protecting. Can we allow our kids this opportunity without compromising their safety? Here are important things to consider to keep the danger out even while social networking is "in."
For more online safety tips, check out these FN articles:
- Keep Yourself Safe Online with FN’s 5 Cyber Safety Tips
- 10 Tips on Verifying Online Information
- Social Security: 5 Tips to Protect Your Social Networking Accounts from Hackers
- Mai Mislang Mistweets + 5 Things Never to Say On Social Network Sites
(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Family section as "Protected on the Net" in May 2009; adapted for use in Female Network)