Advice for Parents to keep under 13’s safe online: Monitor

Cyber Bullying on Facebook

• Under 13’s off Facebook, (minimum age)
• Know their passwords/ Pin numbers & monitor
• Be upfront/tell them, ‘I will be checking’
• Do not be afraid to say no, to set limits & boundaries

Cyber Bullying Safety

• For younger children, buy phones without internet
• Broadband off (9pm/9am)
• ‘Phone must be charged downstairs at night’
• Use filtering software

Cyber Bullying Stories

Younger children (under 13’s) on Facebook put up personal details, ‘friend’ strangers & put up identifiable photos – simply because they are too young. Ensure you are their ‘friend’ so you can follow them.