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    Social Media for Kids – What Parents Need to Know About Twitter

        This is the third of a series about Social Media, taking a look at the advantages and the pitfalls for kids. It is important that we parents know why our kids want to use Social Media, and what advantages there are in knowing how to use it – and use it safely. Today, we move on to find out what parents need to know about Twitter.    If you haven’t already – do read my article on Keeping Kids Safe Online – dealing with parental controls and blocks.             Rules and Regulations of Twitter   As I mentioned in my post on Facebook, there is a…

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    Social Media for Kids – What Parents Need to Know About YouTube

        This is the second in a series on Social Media for Kids, and what parents need to know about the various online communication platforms. At present the most popular Social Media channel is Facebook, but YouTube is becoming more and more popular. This post explains why your kids what to use this channel, and what parents need to know about YouTube.   If you haven’t already – do read my article on Keeping Kids Safe Online – dealing with parental controls and blocks.             Rules and Regulations of YouTube   You don’t have to sign up to use YouTube, anyone can view the videos on…