33%

14.2%

27%

1 in 3 internet users are children as of 2015


1 in 7 youth users were the recipients of unwanted sexual solicitations

1 in 25 youths were asked by online predators to meet in real life

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Understand and fight against the issues like cyberbullying, online predators, teen depression, and other risks children face online.
 

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How to Protect Your Children from Online Predators Using Parental Controls

Parental Controls Guide

Free Tools to Maximize Internet Safety for Children

Before our children reach eight or nine, they will have learned how to take selfies, make videos, browse the web, type on a keyboard, send emails and messages over communication apps. This could mean that our children will endanger themselves on the web. Does this mean that you ought to restrict their access to technology?

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Where is your child?

What does your child usually do? 

When is the last time your kid talked about school?

What is your child's favorite app?

How do you know who is contacting your child?

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What are Parental Controls Used For?

The following are functions typically offered by parental control software

Use Filters to block specific types of content such as pornography.

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Create Profiles for each family members to give everyone different levels of access to the internet or applications.

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Adjust User controls to restrict website or application access to mobile functions such as sharing documents, photos, videos, etc

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Set time-limits to make sure your children don’t spend all of their time on the internet.

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Use Real-time analysis of website content and instant alerts in case your child is trying to access restricted websites. [...]

Which are the Best Apps to Monitor Child Phone

An easy and manageable method of restricting access to and monitoring your children’s Internet access. [...]

The Best Free Parental Control Apps for Cellphones

Give you a very brief description of what these free parental control apps do and as little ‘how’ as possible. [...]

Changing App Permissions on Android and iPhone

Ensure Internet Safety for Kids with Parental Control Enabled Video Gaming Systems

Roughly four out of five American households contain a device used to play videos - so either a video game console or a computer. Of that, 155 million Americans regularly play video games, with 26 percent of players being under 18 years. At an estimate, that’s 299000000 under 18’s playing video games; with one in three gamers playing online a huge number of kids being exposed to potentially unsuitable content, abuse on live chats and console IMs.

While this study says that 69 percent of parents regularly check ESRB ratings before buying games, 31 percent (and possibly more) do not, leaving their child susceptible to violent and sexual video game content without any knowledge of their child buying the game. This is why it is imperative for parents to use parental control settings on video gaming systems so as to block children from playing adult content! [...]

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Have you started realizing that your children are spending too much time on their phones? Do you know who they’re talking to? Do you know which sites have your children glued to their monitors? Is it starting to affect their homework or test grades?

If you’ve even contemplated some of these questions, then you’re worried. At this juncture, you’re probably searching for ways to limit what they can do on their phones, their chatting time, or what they share with the dark wilderness of the web. To answer all of your questions about particular functions, yes, you can block photo sharing, location sharing, and even the microphone. You can even customize such limits for specific apps. All of this can be done with parental controls. [...]

How to Block Apps & Functions on iPhone and Android

Here are the instructions on how to access and add a password to your child’s restrictions.

iPhone restrictions are apple’s native parental control system.
To access it, proceed with the following instructions:

iPhone Setting

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Go to Settings

General

Restrictions

Turn on Restrictions

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Stop Cyberbullying with Parental Controls

Protect your children from these types of cyberbullying :


Harassment  - sending offensive and malicious messages to an individual or a group by a bully

Flaming - a type of public bullying that often directs harsh language or images to a specific person via emails, IM or chat rooms

Exclusion - singling someone out from an online group then harassing him or her

Outing - sharing personal or private information, pictures, or videos about someone publically without their permission

Masquerading - disguising oneself as someone else to harass anonymously [...]

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Social media is the preferred method of predators to meet their victims these days, with 1 in 7 - that’s 13 percent - of youth Internet users receiving unwanted sexual solicitations. Additionally, in a poll of 11 to 17-year-olds, 35 percent reported that they have experienced cyberbullying [...]

How to Protect Your Children from Online Predators Using Parental Controls

Get more informations at KidGuard

 Parental control is a good start. Remember, sitting your child down and having a conversation about the dangers online, and which websites are banned is vital in protecting them as well.

Taking pictures with other applications

Sending or sharing photos

Sending voice messages or any type of recording

Sending video recordings

Sending files to other phones using an application or wireless connection

Sharing location with other individuals

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Ensure Internet Safety for Kids with Parental Control Enabled Video Gaming Systems

Get more informations at KidGuard

69 percent of parents regularly check ESRB ratings before buying games, 31 percent (and possibly more) do not, leaving their child susceptible to violent and sexual video game content without any knowledge of their child buying the game. [...]

How to Protect Your Children from Online Predators Using Parental Controls

1 in 3 internet users are children as of 2015

1 in 7 youth users were the recipients of unwanted sexual solicitations1

 1 in 25 youths were asked by online predators to meet in real life [...]

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