Social Media

With the ever increasing trends in use and abuse of social media, parents today may wonder how they can best help their school-age children navigate this landscape. Part of today's challenge includes knowing where to look for factual and accurate information regarding social media topics. The links and sites referenced within the following information attempt to provide you with some basics of the social media world. Start with "7 Social Media Safety Tips" and then move on to more specific information regarding Twitter, Snapchat, Kik Messenger, Sexting and Cyberbullying. We hope that you find these resources to be of value as you navigate as a parent through the "cyber-age."

Twitter Links Definition of Twitter Parent Safety Tips New Rules for Kids Parent Guide to Twitter
Snapchat Links Definition of Snapchat Snap Chat Guide
Instagram Links Tips for Parents Controlling Visability for Photos
Kik Messenger Links Definition of Kik Messenger Parent Guide Parent Blog
Sexting Links Definition of Sexting Safety Tips Parent Information
Cyberbullying Links Definition of Cyberbullying Safety Tips Fact Sheet Help
Additional Resources Guide To Facebook and other Safety Information
Jackson County Communities That Care Coalition JCCTCC: Building Healthy Youth by Reducing Destructive Behaviors