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4 Aug, 2012

Infographic Pinpoints Top Five Tech Dangers for Children


JACKSONVILLE, FL (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 — Retina-X Studios, a leading provider of child monitoring solutions, seeks to educate parents about the five dangers kids will most likely encounter while using an Internet-connected tech device. As a step towards this initiative, the company has released an easy-to-read infographic which describes the following dangers:

  •     Cyberbullying
  •     Sexting
  •     Online Predators
  •     Pornography
  •     Data theft

Important statistics related to the dangers are highlighted within the graphic. For example, 42% of all children have been bullied online at some point. The infographic also provides parents with useful tips to combat each type of danger. For example, these tips are offered for parents whom suspect cyberbullying:

  •     Inform your child that as a responsible parent, you may review their online communication.
  •     Install a kid-safe web browser to all Internet devices to have the ability to block websites by category or name.
  •     For added protection, use parental control software on their mobile, tablet or computer to monitor and block activities.

“Internet technology is very commonplace and hidden dangers lie within. This infographic is a quick way for parents to learn about the top dangers their child could face while using a smartphone, computer or tablet.” said James Johns, CEO, Retina-X Studios.

Craig Thompson, Media Coordinator for Retina-X Studios stated, “Even if a parent isn’t tech-savvy, they will be able to understand the hazards their child can face with an Internet connection. We want to spread the word that these dangers can be protected against.”

Please note that website bloggers can copy the infographic onto their own site to share with readers and friends by downloading here — http://www.smylesafe.com/top-internet-dangers/

For more information on monitoring such dangers, visit http://www.retinax.com