Kids

Chat rooms, where many people gather for live interaction, are among the riskiest places on the internet – where kids are most likely to “talk” with strangers. Chatting has become one of the most popular uses of the Internet by everyone. There are many chat programs available free for the downloading and by visiting chat rooms, kids have the chance to meet and form friendships with children from all around the world. As fun as it sounds, it can also be dangerous. You can help make chatting safer for your children by being aware of the dangers. Always know what your child is doing when he or she is using the Internet. You can set parental controls to help make sure they don’t get into web sites intended for adults, but chat rooms are a different matter. Usually all you need to get into a chat room is an Internet connection, the chat program, and an identifying nickname. Some chat rooms are designed especially for children, but others are adult oriented and should never be visited by anyone under the age of 18. Here are a few guidelines to make sure that your child’s chat experience is a safe one:

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