Did you know that 92% of Toddlers already have an online presence

  • On average, 23% of parents share images from prenatal sonograms on the web;
  •  7% of babies and toddlers have an e-mail address;
  • 10% of toddlers already have a Facebook account.

Meet Andy…

Now are you glad that…

  • the home videos of you running around naked under the sprinkler are on VHS cassettes tucked away in a dusty attic somewhere never to be seen again?
  • the pics of you throwing a tantrum are hidden away in an old fashioned photo album?

With this in mind it is important that we are cautious about the kinds of information we upload about our children – it will follow them for the rest of their lives (not ours).

92% of U.S. Toddlers Have Online Presence [STUDY].

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
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