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Parents guide to keeping kids safe online
Airdate: July 14, 2022
More than two-thirds of American children have smartphones by the age of 12. Seventy percent of kids encounter sexual or violent content online while doing homework research. One in five kids between the ages of 10 and 17 receive a sexual solicitation or are approached online. 40% of children in grades 4 through 8 say they have chatted with a stranger online.
These alarming numbers show there is a need to protect children from potential dangers online.
The 44-page toolkit includes information on parental control resources, facts and statistics about the issue and where to report incidents of predatory behavior.
Angela Liddle, the President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance is on Thursday’s Smart Talk with details and why the protections are needed.