If your child quickly changes screens or turns off the monitor when you come into the room, it is likely they are viewing something they don't want you to see. Be calm and ask them to move so that you can view the screen.
• Seventy-one percent of teens have established an online profile on Myspace.com or other social networking sites. That's up 10 percent from 2006.
• Sixty-four percent of teens are posting photos and videos of themselves and they don't think it's unsafe.
• Females are far more likely than male teens to post personal photos or videos of themselves (70 percent vs. 58 percent).
source: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Other research indicates 71 percent of teenagers have established online profiles; 69 percent of teens regularly receive personal messages online from people they don't know and they don't tell an adult about it; and nearly one in 10 has posted his or her cell phone number on line.
Your Child is on-line a lot, especially at night.
You find pornography on the computer or in email.
You get telephone calls from people you do not know, or get hung up on a lot.
Your child receives mail or gifts from people you do not know.
You find that your child uses a different on-line user name and\or account.
Your child becomes withdrawn from the family.
Your child quickly turns off the monitor or minimizes the screen when you come into the room.
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