New Technology Means New Safety Issues

A recent USA Today article reports, “There is a rising threat to kids who habituate the Internet: the likelihood that a popular mobile app or social-networking service will invade their privacy.”

According to the article, roughly half of children ages 6 through 9 regularly interact with friends online, yet 58 percent of their parents admitted to not being knowledgeable about social networks. The good news is resources for protecting children online abound, including Suddenlink resources.