Online Safety Handbook: Navigating The Internet
It’s hard to say what’s the right age for allowing your child to be on social media, but you can bet they’ll want to use the same apps and social networks as their friends to connect outside of school.
After all, social media like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat have become a major part of modern communication.
There are many reasons social media can be safe and fun, but there are also plenty of reasons why it can be a dangerous playground for kids, younger children and teens.
No matter the age of children, it’s important to establish and follow important rules for social media safety, but also be knowledgeable about what's hiding "under the surface" of many popular social media apps.