Seven Dangers of Social Networks

Welcome to Episode 2 of our vlog!

In this episode Dan and I converse about seven dangers of social networks.

For more information about this topic visit Internet Safety 101 for more about potential dangers of the social web, information about video networks, tips on being safe, and social network statistics.

As a final note, it is important for parents not to be alarmist about social networks. Evidence shows that social networks are not “high risk” places for victimization and harassment.

But like other forms of media or entertainment, proactive parents should be aware of the values and types of interactions being modeled for their children in social networks. Parents should teach their children to not only think about “big risks,” but also subtle temptations and small compromises.

Let us know: Was this video helpful to you? Were these links helpful? What sort of topics would you like for us to cover on this blog in the future?

  • Posted on: July 7th, 2010
  • By: Luke Gilkerson
  • Under: Video Blog

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