Children are increasingly interacting with their peers online, using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on the go, via mobile. It’s important that as a parent, you are aware of how your children interact with others online, to prevent them from experiencing or engaging in cyber bullying and keep them safe.
A new initiative called iRights has launched recently and it could mean that under-18s will soon be able to delete and edit whatever they post online. The campaign is calling for the government to make the web a safer environment for young people and allow them to delete their social media past. In a world…
While The Telegraph reports on my latest e-book, I take a look at some other news articles about how teenagers are being affected by social media, and explain how parents and carers can help.
According to a survey by the Family Online Safety Institute “76% of teens are very or somewhat concerned about the privacy of their personal information being harmed by their online activity.” This blog posts looks at why it is important to help your teenager protect their online identity.
This article is extracted from my recently published e-book A Guide to Managing Your Teenager’s Personal Reputation Online. A copy of the book is available to download for free on the publications section of this blog.
Having a good online reputation is essential for young people if they are to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace. Internet entrepreneur and online reputation management expert, Simon Wadsworth, explains how parents can to help their children build a positive presence on the internet.