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Help teens safely use technology

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Once children get older and no longer require constant supervision, parents like to believe their teenagers and “tweens” are safe.

However, there are many threats young people face, sometimes even within their own homes. This is especially true as technology becomes increasingly advanced and accessible. In addition to being able to access the Internet through computers, some young people now have cell phones with Internet access. Through social networking and other sites, young people can encounter everything from cyberbullying to predators.

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