Photo-Sharing App Awareness New Trend: While
seemingly innocent on the surface, the latest in hidden photo-sharing
apps could potentially cause trouble with our youth down the road,
especially in the area of “sexting.”
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Explore all of the parental controls the device and decide, based on your child, which settings are appropriate. Start with the Settings>Restrictions.
Carefully consider whether to give your child the password to the iTunes account.
Think about disabling 'In-App Purchases.' This will prevent your child from unintentionally racking up endless fees. Settings>Restrictions.
Be aware that when you use your iTunes password, it will stay logged in allowing purchases without entering a password for about 15 minutes. To avoid this, set your account to 'Always' require a password in the Settings>Restrictions menu.
Try free version of an app before buying it.
Make sure your child stays in common areas of the house while using the iPad
Teach your child what is and is NOT acceptable.
Consider setting a daily time limit to your child's technology use.
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