Teens and Social Media

  • Keep these things in mind if you have a teen or child who uses social media:

    • Be aware of what your child is ready for
    • Teach character on and off their devices
    • Set up appropriate settings on your child’s device
    • Monitor your child’s activity
    • Include gaming systems in your monitoring
    • Educate yourself on the current Social Media sites
    • Watch for inappropriate contact
    • Explain “why” you have rules on what your kids can’t do on their devices

    Here’s a list of popular monitoring tools: