We talked to Tim Woda today who has his own comapny that sets out to help parents navigate technology use with their kids. He taught me something, and I think he can help you. My kids are still young enough that I monitor everything they do, BUT, Ethan is getting older and he is right there wanting more responsibility and more freedom. It's tough for me to navigate this stage. I'd love your tips, if you want to e-mail me I will post some of the good one!
Here are some of Tim's top tips:
Only friend people you have met in real life.
No screen names that include your real name, age or city.
Know your parents are out their monitoring your chats.
And what I think is obvious, no sexy pictures. (obviously though kids don't find this one obvious)