It’s parents’ job to worry about their kids, and technology continues to fuel their fears. A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that parents are taking action, not just relying on parental-control tools such as browser filters. An increasing number of them are opting to join their kids on social media.
More than 80 percent of parents with kids ages 12 to 17 are worried about online tracking, the collection of data on Web activity, the survey found. Seventy-two percent cite concern about their kids’ communicating with people the kids don’t know.Read More