Kids can be cruel. Almost as cruel as so-called grown-ups. That cruelty has found its way on to the web and into the lives of countless young people who thought they might be able to escape the harassment by enjoying their on-line pursuits. It is very likely this is the story of an untold number of girls and boys the world over.
Do you spy on your kids? If so, why? If not, why not? This is the question at hand today. These are the questions that we’re going to explore in this debate.
Seeing kids using cutting-edge technology is certainly a relatively recent development. But I guess it isn’t a surprising one. After all, the technology exists, parents own it and (over)use it, and so kids are likely to want to follow suit prematurely. Should this be something we embrace? Or should kids be encouraged to leave technology alone until they’re old enough to fully embrace it?
There is more to YouTube than fluffy cats – like unwarranted mature content that can pop up from time to time. Here are some precautions you can take to keep YouTube as clean as possible.