Tag Archives: Social Media

Facebook In Australia Only For 18+?

Facebook In Australia Only For 18+?

I heard a very good interview on the ABC “Life Matters” radio program today entitled “Parental Control Of Facebook” about the latest Australian Attorney Generals suggestion to impliment changes to privacy laws to allow parents to have legal access to their children’s Facebook Profiles. In this interview Australian Psychologist Dr Sophie Reid discusses the potential… Continue Reading

Is Parents Access To Their Child’s Facebook A Privacy Issue?

Is Parents Access To Their Child’s Facebook A Privacy Issue?

“THE nation’s attorneys-general will discuss whether laws should be introduced to allow parents access to their children’s Facebook accounts and social networking sites, allowing them to legally breach their privacy.” The Australian National Affairs Author Verity Edwards There is to be a discussion amongst the Australian Attorney Generals about the privacy laws in regards to… Continue Reading

3 Most Important Tips For Parents To Prevent Cyber Bullying

3 Most Important Tips For Parents To Prevent Cyber Bullying

  1. Supervision You can not properly supervise your children on the Internet if they use computers behind closed doors, out of your eyesight and out of earshot, (ipods and smart phones are computers too!). Computers and kids must be placed in a central location in your residence for effective supervision. This is the number… Continue Reading

Should Kids Under 13yrs Be On Facebook!

Should Kids Under 13yrs Be On Facebook!

From a recent article on Dawn.com “WASHINGTON: Some 7.5 million of the 20 million minors who used Facebook in the past year were younger than 13, and a million of them were bullied, harassed or threatened on the site, says a study released Tuesday. Even more troubling, more than five million Facebook users were 10… Continue Reading