Recently, GenZ Mum asked me if she should stop her kids from accessing the internet for fear about bad influence.
Personally I feel that kids should be allow to access to the internet as it is a great for for them to learn. As parent, we should eudcate them on what can or cannot they do when they are online.
As a IT guy, I know ways to block kids from accessing “unwanted” material. I might write a guide and post it here when I find the time to do so. However, do note that it will not be 100% fool proof
If piracy is not a concern between you and your kids, there are ways to track down their activities as way. So parents, do your parts to monitor and keep your little one online.
Bellow are some free resources I have found when researching for such topics.
Here is a video about Tips for Keeping Kids Safe Online – Living Digital CEO Robin Raskin on how to protect your child from social-network outrage.
“Social networking has all the rage among teenagers even preteens but how can you make sure that what your kids are doing online doesn’t turn into outrage. Robin raskin knows if she is the founder of living in digital times and she’s joining us — tech Tuesday was — do’s and don’ts to keep the kids safe. On my any personal experiences with — this.”
Here is a guide on “Raising Kids On The Internet”
This guidebook, “Raising Kids On The Internet,” is presented to parents of all backgrounds or experience, whether you are just getting familiar with the internet yourself, or you are a long-time internet surfer. Even experienced internet users have been found to be unfamiliar with many of the facts and issues regarding effective monitoring of children in online activities