Kids and Social Media: Tips for Starting Smart

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Don’t Respond to Your Kid Publicly

“Having parents comment on their posts is the kiss of death and may actually drive a wedge between you and your kids,” Knorr says. “So, keep an eye on things from a safe distance, and monitor invisibly.” If you like a post, say so in an email or chat privately online. If you are concerned about a post, have a face-to-face conversation. Always be honest about your concerns and listen to your child’s side of the story.