More and more children and youth are using computers, smart phones or other devices connected to the internet. Below are some helpful resources and links to help parents and guardians protect their children on social media sites.

Identifying Problems on Social Media

For parents:
Parents' Guide to Protecting Teens on Social Media - Safe Search Kids
Protecting Your Kids Online - National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Keeping Children Safe Online - U.S.-CERT
Resources for Parents - FBI
5 Apps for Parents to Track Their Children’s Online Activity

For teens:
A Teen's Guide to Social Media Safety - Safe Search Kids
Internet Safety & Substance Abuse Guide for Teens - AZ Attorney General's Office

This information was prepared to give you some general information on the law. It is not intended as legal advice about any particular problem. If you have questions about the law you should consult a lawyer. If you do not know a lawyer, you can call the South Carolina Bar Lawyer Referral Service weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (803) 799-7100.