The Ultimate Parent Guide Offers Guidance for Protecting Children on the Internet

by Tech Mainstream Staff


August 10, 2018


The Ultimate Parent Guide Offers Guidance for Protecting Children on the Internet


With the increasing amount of children accessing the internet today and the fact that "kids are receiving their first internet-capable device earlier and earlier," parents must be especially aware of their browsing behavior on devices such as tablets, smartphones, smart tvs, gaming consoles, smart watches, computers, etc.

One way to increase parent understanding about what can be a potential problem is to read the online guide, "The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet" written by vpnMentor. The extensive and indepth guide addresses issues relating to children's safety on the internet.

The guide examines eight safety topics regarding creating a safe internet for children: Mobile phones and apps, streaming content and smart TVs, gaming consoles and online games, social media, cyberbullying, privacy and information security, viewing inappropriate content online and online predators.

The guide's summary includes ways to solve internet safety issues by using tools such as VPNs and antivirus software to internet filters and parental controls. The guide concludes that "the very best person to keep your child safe online is you. Talking about how to stay safe on the internet is an excellent conduit to build a trusting and positive relationship with your child."

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