Children and teens use technology that most parents do not even begin to understand. “Social networking” is a term that you may hear frequently. What is it you ask? Knowledge@Wharton said in a 2003 article “MySpace, with 70 million visitors, has become the digital equivalent of hanging out at the mall for today's teens, who load the site with photos, news about music groups and detailed profiles of their likes and dislikes. Other social network sites include Facebook which is geared to college students.”
However, with popularity also comes bad press that translates to a worry for a parent. Here are some guidelines and tips that we hope will help you better understand social networking.