No matter how long you can keep them, at some point your children will have their own electronic devices and they will use these devices to communicate with others. First with friends and family, but eventually with strangers.
Educating our children about online safety is an important and ongoing part of protecting them, but parents also need to be aware of the latest applications they can use. Because even if we are not, they are predators.
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As part of what they call Operation Capture, which focuses on protecting children from online predators and human trafficking , the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has begun compiling a list of apps parents need to know.
The list launched with nine applications last year and was updated in July to include six more, which the sheriff's office says are "often downloaded by children who can be used by predators for exploitation."  They created this useful graphic for parents, detailing all 15 about apps:
Here are the apps in the list:
 There is almost certainly still where these come from, but getting to know n the nutrition your kids use and how they use it is an important part of protecting them from predators.
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