Often parents complain, “My child does not listen to me, especially when it comes to online activities.” My contention is that children WILL listen to parents; they are conditioned to do so.
They also accept that parents are better equipped to judge a person’s nature and intention than themselves.
Don’t lead them on — you don’t want to be the target of a predator’s grooming.
If they persist, call your local police or contact Cyber ● Avoid in-person meetings.
If you really have to get together with someone you “met” online, don’t go alone.2: No going out, to meet online friends in person, whether alone or with friends RULE NO. 3: No sharing of name, address, phone no, pic, videos with anyone online Tweens and teens require a lot of emotional support; ensure they get it all at home. You have to be clear, firm and precise in your message to them. You can begin with these three basic rules for tweens and teens going online: RULE NO. This requires for you to be aware of the related dangers. 1: No interacting with strangers online, without the consent of parents RULE NO. However, it is advisable not to allow children to sign up on chat sites that have no age restrictions.Also, it pays to do a thorough check up of all the messaging sites the children are on – not all are safe. Should we be worried about this trend of ignoring the stranger-danger threat online?Sharing provocative photos or intimate details online, even in private emails, can cause you problems later on.Even people you consider friends can use this info against you, especially if they become ex-friends.● Read between the “lines.” It may be fun to check out new people for friendship or romance, but be aware that, while some people are nice, others are simply acting nice because they’re trying to get something.Flattering or supportive messages may be more about manipulation than friendship or romance.● Don’t talk about sex with strangers.Be cautious when communicating with people you don’t know in person, especially if the conversation starts to be about sex or physical details.