Online Safety – Do you know what apps your kids are using?
This week on the blog we’re talking about keeping kids safe online. This week the Shreveport Times reported that the Bossier Parish Sheriff office had warned against a troubling new app that is rising in popularity among area youth, called BurnBook. You can find the article on the Shreveport Times website here.
Seventy-four percent of parents admit to not knowing about their children’s online behavior, but 46% of youth say that they would change their online behavior if their parents were paying attention.
The CommonSenseMedia.org website has an in-depth list of apps that parents should be on the lookout. You can find the list here on their website.
How well do you know the apps on your child’s phone? Do you recognize the symbols below?