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Social Media Safety
- Instagram Guidelines from the Safe Environment Office
- Instagram Safety Tips for Parents (via Instagram)
- A Parent's Guide to Instagram
- A Parent's Guide to Snapchat
- Parents' Ultimate Guide to TikTok
- Facebook Messenger Kids app
- Social Media, Gaming and Mental Health: 2019 Report from Child Mind Institute
- Pause Before You Post: How to share your kids photos safely online
- @KidsforPrivacy campaign - Child Rescue Coalition
- New tools for parents, kids in YouTube Kids app
- How Social Media Could Get Your Kid Kicked Out of College
- Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there a link?
- What age should my kids be before I let them use social media?
- Family Tips on Safety & Security (Grades 6-12)
- It's not cyberbullying, but...
- Kids are using Google Docs to bully, chat in secret
- 5 ways to block porn on your child's devices
- Video: 5 Internet safety tips for kids
- Cyberbullying: What is it?
- Digital Kidnapping - How to Protect Your Family from Online Predators
- How to keep your kids safe online, from a cybersecurity expert
- What is Online Enticement? (via the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
- Protecting Your Kids Online 2.0
- Sextortion Fact Sheet (via the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
- Stop Sextortion (resources for teens)
Cell Phone Safety
- Apps to watch out for in 2020
- What's AirDrop and Why Are Kids Using It?
- X-Plan: Giving Your Kids a Way Out (#xplan)
- Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Kid's iPhone
Last updated: June 30, 2020