What is your morning routine? Shower and breakfast? What about your child?
Have you noticed that the first thing they do is reach to their phone? For most modern kids checking their Facebook page, messages and notifications is the first thing to do in the morning. The statistics says, 71 percent of teens 13-17 years old use Facebook every day.
Are you sure that your kids are safe while they are texting on Facebook or are well-protected from prying eyes, cyberbullying and online predators? In this article we will teach you how to view your kid`s Facebook inbox messages remotely and protect them when you are not around.
According to the FBI report, there are over 500,000 online predators on the Net. Facebook is one of the most popular platform where online predators try to lure kids into their trap. Most of the times they pose as teenagers and befriend kids online. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to identify online predators before they approach to meet your kid in real life.
Cyberbullying on Facebook is a destructing phenomenon that affects a lot of youngsters. It is a common problem for many modern families.
Due to the Pew Research Center report:
The default feature of Facebook settings is public. Everything posted online (comment, photo or post) will stay there forever.
Sexting is a big problem among all young people (both boys and girls). It is a process of sharing sexually explicit content to others. Not all teens are aware of the possible consequences. Firstly, it is not legal to send such content according to the federal law. Secondly, it can be considered as distribution and possession of child pornography. It can lead to public humiliation, depression, bullying, social isolation and so on.
Unfortunately, kids rarely think things through as well as the consequences of sharing information may have. That`s why they can easily become victims of identity theft. Taking an advantage of kid`s naivety, cybercriminals may steal their personal information using the scam message to attract their attention. For example: “I found your funny photo. Click to view it”. Their evil intent is to trick your kids into and steal their personal information, e.g. passwords.
The psychologists have proven that kids who constantly communicate with the help of Facebook have difficulties with face-to-face communication. Having a screen between the sender and recipient, kids feel more open and comfortable. But in fact, it leads to inability to communicate in real life and show their emotions.
Using Facebook, kids spend hours commenting different posts, pictures and posting their own. Facebook is addictive for kids, as the result it is difficult to turn it off. They can spend all day using Facebook, instead of doing more useful activities (studying, playing games outside, doing sports etc). Kids spend over 6 hours each day in front of the screen, using Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp and other social media apps.
As you see, there are a lot of risks for kids on Facebook. To keep kids safe on Facebook parents, need to remember the basic safety rules. Here is a list of them:
With the development of modern technologies, parents got an opportunity to monitor their kids` online activity, as well as their private messages. It is very simple and you don’t need to be technological savvy. Follow these easy steps and keep an eye on your kid`s Facebook messages with mSpy.
Note: to have an access to the Facebook messages as well as to use all monitoring functions Android devices require rooting and iOS devices require jailbreak;
With the help of mSpy parental control app you can monitor your kid`s Facebook online activity and messages. It will help you to protect your child from sexting, cyberbullying and other online dangers.
Being a parent is a responsible task. Firstly, you need to educate your kids and explain all possible dangers they can face on Facebook. Secondly, you need to monitor their Internet activity to be 100 % they are safe.
mSpy – Know. Prevent. Protect.