+Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is the bullying (anunwanted, aggressive behavior among schoolaged children that involves a real or perceivedpower imbalance.) through electronic devicessuch as cell phones, computers, tablets withcommunication tools like social networks, textmessages, email, chat, and websites
+ The National Crime Prevention Associationlists tactics often used by teencyberbullies. Pretend they are other people online to trickothers Spread lies and rumors about victims Trick people into revealing personalinformation Send or forward mean text messages Post pictures of victims without their consent Cyberbullying can happen 24 hour 7 days aweek, it can happen any time.
+ Kids that are cyberbullied may : Use alcohol and drugs Skip school Experience in-person bullying Be unwilling to attend school Receive poor grades Have lower self-esteem Have more health problems
+ They are many ways to prevent parents andkids pass through cyberbullying: Parents may be aware of what their kids aredoing online Know the sites they are visiting Parents know how to use the sites they like Ask their password, only to use them incase of emergency Ask to “friend” or “follow” your kids on socialmedia sites or ask another trusted adult todo so. Establised Rules about technology use be clear about what sites they can visit andwhat they are permitted to do when they’reonline Tell them not to share anything that could hurt orembarrass themselves or others Encourage kids to think about who they want to
+THE USE OF SOCIALNETWORKS FOR CHILDRENUNDER 13 YEARS OLDby:Ana Cristina Tames
+ The use of social networks for childrenunder 13 years old is not llegallypermitted however kids under 13 yearsold use social networks tocommunicate, play, work etc.
+ This ways can parents protect their kids being on socialnetworks:Social networking sites can have many benefits forchildren, such as allowing them to explore new interests. Helpyour children use them more safely by going over the followingtips and discussion starters. Check your child’s friend lists to see who has access to hisor her profile. Make sure your child knows all friends inperson. Teach your child to set profiles to private–but be aware thatprivacy settings do not guarantee complete privacy. Have your child remove any inappropriate content andphotos and delete any personal information. Check the profiles of your child’s friends to see if there isrevealing information or photos about your child.
+Pros ConsKids learn since Little how to useor be part of social networksThe kids are exposed to manyrisksThey have many ways to becommunicated with their friendsSometimes the kids while playingcan be exposed to many risksbecause the dont know how touse social networkThey can express themselvesand talk about their interestsCyber-bullying could be moreprevalentlearn about new things and findcommunities that encourage ahobby or passion.Most social networking sites putall user-submitted information onpublic view by default. So peoplewith malicious intentions canaccess their profile