DO YOUR KIDS SHARE TOO MUCH ONLINE?

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According to the results of a survey conducted by LifeLock, 3 out of 4 teens share too much information, making them more vulnerable to cybercrime. ¬†What are teens are sharing online that they shouldn’t?

  • 63 percent share the name of the school they attend.
  • 29 percent said they display their full date of birth, including the year.
  • 33 percent said they display part of their birth date, such as the month and year.
  • 23 percent reveal part of their home address.
  • 6 percent show their full home address.

What can parents do?

  1. Start by having a conversation that includes explaining identity theft and other online crimes
  2. Be sure to also discuss the risks and smart ways to be safe while still being active on social media.