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Can I Keep My Kids Safe on Social Media?

  • April 10th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media is where it is now. You can’t keep your kids away from it. But you can teach them to be smart about it, because unfortunately, story after story tells us that bad things can happen on social media. So how do you let your kids keep up with everything digitally and socially while keeping them safe at the… Read more

Social Networking for Tweens

  • December 20th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Tweens There is a particular age when children may not be little kids anymore but are not yet considered teenagers. This in-between age group is known as tweens. Tweens can also be called a tweenager. More specifically a tween is a child between the ages of eight and 12. A tweenager is a more specific age group consisting of 10… Read more

Are Parents Turning a Blind Eye to Their Children’s Online Activities?

  • November 9th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
As more and more parents work longer hours just to make ends meet, their supervisorial time of their children will inevitably in many cases shrink. When that’s the case, the potential for problems increases. According to a recent survey from Microsoft Research of just over 1,000 parents, 36 percent of those parents knew their kids had joined social networking leader… Read more

Disney Buy Up Social Media Site For Kids

  • March 3rd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
When I first read the headline I thought that the world had finally turned itself entirely mad. “Disney Digs Deeper Into Social Media” over on CNBC just looks so wrong! Social media is currently the cause for many moral panics, you can’t trust your kids on there as they bully one-another into suicide, you can’t trust the adults since they… Read more

Kids and Social Networking: What’s “Too Young”?

  • March 17th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Parents, media professionals, and child psychologists are taking sides in the question of how young is too young when it comes to children using social networking sites.… Read more