Please, if you are parents, take an active role in the online activities of your children. Show them that you care for them by getting involved.

Here are some online safety tips that parents should think about:

The best advice is to have an open relationship with your children when it comes to social networking. Have on-going discussions. Explain why you are doing what you do. Show them how scary it can be. While your kids may complain, deep down inside, they know that you are doing it out of care and concern.

Online Advice is available at our Australian Government site:

Social media can be fun, but if you don’t know how you can protect yourself and your children, it can be very dangerous.