Children today face pitfalls online unknown to previous generations, but technology and talking about it can help keep them safe.
“We’ve got cyber bullying occurring with kids as young as seven or eight, more children than ever are getting approached by predators,” said Susan McLean, a police officer for 27 years and the founder of Cyber Safety Solutions.
“Mums and dads need to make sure they know how all the devices work, what the parental controls on them are and how to use them,” she said.
“The internet has now been around long enough that this is just another part of parenting in the 21st century.”
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