New Challenges in the Battle to Keep Kids Safer Online
June 15, 2012
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A new survey of Internet use by tweens (10 to 13 year olds) revealed that parents are doing a good job monitoring their children's online behavior, including talking to them and setting guidelines and restrictions for Internet use on home computers. Yet there is room for improvement, especially when it comes to keeping tweens safer when they use mobile and other connected devices.
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