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Author O'Keeffe, Gwenn Schurgin, author

Title CyberSafe : protecting and empowering kids in the digital world of texting, gaming, and social media / Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe
Published Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 335 pages) : illustrations, charts, forms
Contents Front Cover; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Parents, Start Your Digital Engines!; Part 1: The Internet Unplugged; Chapter 1 Old Versus New Media; Chapter 2 The World of Google; Chapter 3 An Internet Tour; Chapter 4 Calling Dr Google; Chapter 5 The Tangled Web We Weave; Chapter 6 Internet Safety: Myths Versus Reality; Part 2: The Teen/Tween-O-Sphere Uncensored; Section 1: Snapshot of Daily Life; Section 2: Online Technologies; Part 3: Safety Is a State of Mind; Chapter 17 The Digital Footprint; Chapter 18 Internet Safety Tools
Summary From helping children deal with cyberbullying to identifying control systems for monitoring their online activities, this guide steers parents through the often intimidating digital landscape where young children can be plugged in 24/7. In addition to informing about the latest trends in technology--social-networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, gaming systems, mp3 players, and cell phones--this handbook empowers parents to embrace the new innovations and help children get the most out of technology in a safe, well-informed manner. Suggestions for setting boundaries by age group, a cyber
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 320) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Internet abduction -- Prevention.
Internet and children.
Internet and teenagers.
Internet -- Safety measures.
Online sexual predators.
Online social networks -- Safety measures.
Cell Phone.
Child Abuse, Sexual -- prevention & control.
Computer Communication Networks.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Form Electronic book
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