The infographic designed by Fixapplenow highlights the growing trend of using social media and the internet among children as well as the need to protect them from being a victim of online crimes. As per statistics, the average age a kid starts using a smartphone is 10.3. Additionally, 64% of the children use internet from smartphones that they personally own, while 34% of them start using and social media sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at the age of 11.4.
The infographic tends to instill awareness amongst parents regarding the protection of their kids from the risks related to internet use by providing useful tips. These include keeping an eye on the browsing activity of your child, restricting any purchases for inbuilt apps on the smartphone, checking their social media account especially Facebook, managing privacy settings, enabling tracking and regularly inspecting their online friends and contacts.
The infographic illustrates the various risks related to the use of social media like bullying, misconduct, online frauds and abuse. Parents can make use of the precautionary measures and protective guidelines highlighted by Fixapplenow to monitor their kid’s activity on their smartphones and save them from any unpleasant or harmful situations.
Please check the infographic for more details on precautionary steps.