Kids and Social Media: Tips for Starting Smart

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Know You Can’t See Everything

Knorr also warns that being able to see a child’s posts does not mean the parent is seeing all of the child’s posts: “If kids feel that their space is being invaded by an unwelcome parental presence, they will make use of all of the filters that allow them to hide posts from specific people. Kids can easily obtain as many online accounts as they want to—so they can friend you on one account but then simply use another account for their ‘real’ friends.”