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Tips on Child Security in Summer

August 7, 2015
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The summer goes on and it is right the time, when children’s online use increases greatly. At the same time, it is the right time to remember that together with the time kids spend surfing the Internet rises a chance of facing many dangers like cyberbullying, online predators’ attacks, sexting, web fraud, 18+ content etc.

On these hot summer days, Pumpic reminds you about the importance of child online safety and provides you with some essential security tips to protect your little ones on the web.

1. Set family rules on the time, place, and duration, when your kids may use the Internet. The access online to have some fun should be a deserved award, not a normal way of daily time spending, especially, when it’s summer outside.

2. Understand the rules of websites your children visit. Many networks are restricted for kids under a specific age. They may disclose inappropriate content you will surely not want your kids to see or read.

3. Adjust privacy settings on social media. Most of networks have both public and private modes. By setting a private mode for your kids’ posts and accounts, you will avert communication with strangers and ensuing threats.

4. Don’t allow your kids to share any personal data (name, school, age, phone number, email, home address). Thus, you will easily prevent many dangers like cyberbullying, fraud, identity theft etc.

5. Don’t allows your kids to post photos of themselves. Selfies, for example, may contain information of a school, where your children study, or home address, where they live or visit friends. Online predators may use it to track children and attack.

6. Prevent your kids from both sending and opening any messages received from strangers. They may contain viruses or be used for abuse or bullying.

7. Your kids should inform an adult, in case of any kind of misbehavior against themselves online. Thus, you will be able to prevent cyberbullying and abuse in the making.

8. Teach your kids keep logins and passwords private. Explain that such important information shouldn’t be shared with anyone. If they have already shared any of it with someone, you should set new passwords.

9. Explain to your kids the importance of being polite and respectful on the Internet. No one should be offended in the process of online communication.

10. Show them the real danger. Tell about cyberbullying from both sides, online predators and their victims, scammers, and other web abuser kids may come across. Informed is prepared.

Rachel Fowlers
Rachel Flowers is a journalist with a big passion for technologies. She has recently graduated from San Francisco State University and sees herself as a freelance writer. She enjoys blogging about computer and mobile technologies as well as different software. In her free time, she learns coding and foreign languages. Contact .

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