Social Media

With the ever increasing trends in use and abuse of social media, parents today may wonder how they can best help their school-age children navigate this landscape. Part of today's challenge includes knowing where to look for factual and accurate information regarding social media topics. The links and sites referenced within the following information attempt to provide you with some basics of the social media world. Start with "7 Social Media Safety Tips" and then move on to more specific information regarding Twitter, Snapchat, Kik Messenger, Sexting and Cyberbullying. We hope that you find these resources to be of value as you navigate as a parent through the "cyber-age."

Twitter Links
Definition of Twitter
Parent Safety Tips
New Rules for Kids
Parent Guide to Twitter

Snapchat Links
Definition of Snapchat
Snap Chat Guide

Instagram Links
Tips for Parents
Controlling Visability for Photos

Kik Messenger Links
Definition of Kik Messenger
Parent Guide
Parent Blog

Sexting Links
Definition of Sexting
Safety Tips
Parent Information

Cyberbullying Links
Definition of Cyberbullying
Safety Tips
Fact Sheet

Additional Resources
Guide To Facebook and other Safety Information

Jackson County Communities That Care Coalition
JCCTCC: Building Healthy Youth by Reducing Destructive Behaviors