The internet has firmly entrenched itself in our lives, which means that children’s exposure to it is inevitable.
Child experts advise parents to have a frank conversation about the internet once kids are old enough to understand it as the first step to educating their children about it and about the importance of keeping their personal information off online platforms.
A good step to take in ensuring that your child doesn’t browse through an inappropriate site is to take advantage of your browser’s parental controls to set up security safeguards and content filters for language, nudity and violence.
For more on ensuring your child’s online safety, see this article from NBC News.
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