Social Media Dangers

Get Informed-Protect Your Child

by Lee Simon



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/22/2010

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9781456842574

About the Book

Keep your kid(s) out of danger! Pre-teens, teens, and young adults are growing up immersed in a bunch of electronic social media. Some are quite benign, but many are a grave social danger to the young people. Sure, it’s true that kids have always hung out and gossiped and made fun of each other and flirted and bullied other kids. What is new, with the advent of electronic social media, is the ease and quantity of access to kids, and access to them by bullies and sexual predators. This book explores those dangers and gives parents lots of suggestions on how to deal with this situation. Electronic social media is brand new; it is pervasive; and nobody knows how it is going to change the world. Any responsible parent these days needs to know what it is, and what its dangers are. Even though it has some positive aspects, social media is not without its many ramifications that are negative, poorly understood, and putting young people at risk A responsible parent must not get into denial of it, nor minimize the dangers young kids are subject to. This book will educate you about the dangers and give you an opportunity to make informed decisions with your child.

About the Author

Lee Simon is the published author of six books. This is his fourth book that deals with young people. He was a school teacher for 23 years; his wife Anne is an independent school principal. Their combined experience brings a great deal of insight into what is going on with kids and their fascination with, and even addition to electronic social media. Together they have taken in 20 kids over the course of ten years in a special therapeutic foster care program. Lee knows kids and he knows social media. This book will help you deal with the issues.