6 guidelines for parents to navigate the mysteries of social media

6 guidelines for parents to navigate the mysteries of social media

Yahoo Singapore·2017-12-12 15:44

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Raise your hands if this has ever happened to you: You think you’ve got Facebook all figured out, and your child laughs at you and says, “Facebook is for old people!”

It can be difficult for parents to figure out social media sometimes. One minute your kids are using Instagram, the next minute it’s ASKfm, then it’s Sayat.me. You might be tempted to join all these new social media platforms to keep up with your child, but let’s be honest – you’re never going to use it again after signing up if your friends aren’t on it. And joining a social media platform just to keep tabs on your child is not worth the hassle, especially since it communicates that you don’t trust your child.

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