What Are Your Kids Doing Online?

Kids quietly surfing social media sites are neither safe nor content

June 30, 2020
What Are Your Kids Doing Online?

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By Steven John

Each day, millions of children go online to view and interact with friends, fans, and strangers. But the anything-goes nature of the internet puts kids at risk on sites like Omegle, 4chan, and 8chan, where predators find victims and where harassers threaten and bully the vulnerable.

Most parents believe that as long as their children are at home, quietly typing on their computers and smartphones, that they are safe and content.

However, Social Media Intelligence Expert, Police Officer, and the founder of Safe School Systems Dr. Steve Webb says these stay-at-home kids, quietly surfing social media sites, are neither safe nor content.

Listen to the interview in this segment of Eye on the Community.