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Stories about Facebook, cyber bullying and online predators are all over the news on a daily basis. By staying up-to-date on current social networking news, you can better understand the potential dangers of the Internet and how to respond to them. Below, find the latest news headlines relating to social networking and online safety.
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Anyone with a basic understanding of Facebook (and many of its surrounding controversies) knows that users have a substantial amount of control over their privacy settings. What does this mean for you as a dad? Your kids have the ability to hide their photos, wall posts and other intimate details from you if they choose (red flag: you see your son or daughter posting on an hourly basis, but the profile looks suspiciously bare when you view it). Here are five tools dads can use to outsmart their tech-savvy kids.
The Illinois Fatherhood Initiative (IFI) today announced it has partnered with TrueCare.com to launch programs to educate their members on managing and monitoring kids' social media activity. The partnership is an inventive approach to spreading awareness and solutions for safe social networking in families. IFI will utilize the partnership to provide fathers with cost-effective resources and solutions to effectively oversee their kids' social media use as well as a fundraising opportunity to help fund organizational objectives as well -- a winning collaboration.
Chicago - A warning for both high school and college athletes: your school is watching you both on the field and online.Parents, you might just help your child lose a place on the team or a scholarship - if you're not careful.