Webnotes by: Theresa Payton, Fortalice, LLC. Content also covered on WBTV's "Protecting Your Cyberturf" segment featuring Kristen Miranda and Theresa Payton.
A new study is out. 70% of teens hide their
online behavior very well from their parents. This according to a McAfee
study. Now if you say, not my teen, just remember the number again 7 out
of 10 teens or 70% are going around the rules online.
right. Also according to this study, 73.5% of parents say they trust that
their teens stay away from content that is not appropriate but 43% of teens
look at online violence every day. And 22.8% of parents say they are so
overwhelmed, they just hope for the best. Well, we want to help you do
more than hope for the best so Cyber Expert is with us tonight to share
your teens keep you from following their tracks.
top 3 activities:
Clearing the browser history when they are done surfing.
Closing what they look at when the parent enters the room
Hiding and deleting instant messages and videos
else are they doing?
15% admit they have hacked into someone else’s social media account.
of teens admitted they have accessed porn online on purpose
can you do?
Talk to your kids
Be Where Your Kids are online
Set parental controls
Obtain email and social network passwords
Look into features and options from your mobile phone company for usage
and tracking options
OF THE WEEK:
If you have a teen at home, chances are they use this! It’s a mashup of
blogs and social networking.