Mankarious says it's extremely important to constantly communicate with your kids to help them fully understand the ramifications."What you need to do now is pull from media.
Childline Online is for young people up to the age of 18.
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"We do our best to protect them, but if we're not up to date with technology, we really, really can put them in harm's way."And the dangers could go far beyond secretive texting and image sharing with friends."There are child predators who know about these apps, and try to engage with your child.
Take them offline and say hey, download this app, we can communicate that way, no one ever has to know," Mankarious said.
Teens are available to help daily from 4-10pm Pacific Time (adults are available by phone at all other times).