How to protect kids online: Apps and tactics used by experts – and real parents

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Check out my most recent quote in this Washington Post article: How to protect kids online: Apps and tactics used by experts – and real parents

Another tactic, this one for Apple products, is to set up “family share,” said Adam Pletter, a child psychologist and founder of iParent101, a workshop focused on parenting and technology. When the plan is set up and a child tries to download an app, parents get a notification. That creates an opportunity for a discussion about the app, whether it’s safe and worth it, and gives you time to do a little research. You also have to be the one to approve it.

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