Resources and Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe
lol . . . OMG! by Matt Ivester -- Written for college students, but explains how to guard one's online reputation well.
The Next Story by Tim Challies -- "Explore how Christians can live in this new reality with character, virtue, and wisdom -- and how we can respond to these revolutionary changes as followers of Christ in a digital age, learning to live faithfully as "the next story" unfolds."
Kim Komando's Guide to Facebook Privacy This recently updated ebook by Kim Komando, gives step-by-step instructions on Facebook's everchanging privacy settings. Her instructions are thorough and easy to follow.
Why should you be concerned about the Location Services on your child's phone?Digital photos have their own DNA. With free programs, and a click of the mouse, you can tell what camera was used to take a picture, what app was used to modify it, the settings used to capture a certain light, AND exactly where on a map the picture was taken.
- Common Sense Media -- read app reviews, Digital Citizenship resources, Cyberbullying resources
- Yoursphere For Parents -- Helping Families Live Healthy Digital Lives
- "Keep Your Child Safe Online" -- PC Magazine article reviews several filtering and monitoring software options
- Hay There Social Media -- website with many resources, including a blog and a Saving Face video course for parents
Parental Controls on iDevices
The first step is to turn on the Restrictions. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions >select Enable Restrictions. The first time you do this you will be prompted to set a 4 digit passcode. Set a passcode you can remember.