Presented by One Economy Corporation and SmartClicks411, the concerned group of non-profits, Internet safety experts and special agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) will address how technology today has made applications such as: MySpace, Facebook, and other social networking sites, cell phones and gaming systems so easy and dangerous for young people to maneuver. Attendees will hear from expert panelists on what they need to look for as their kids expand their reach on the Internet and practical tips on how best to protect them:
Learn the most common sites kids visit and what precautions they should take to not disclose information predators could use to lure them into a threatening situation;
Cyber-bullying has become a serious threat among teenagers. Protect your children and learn to recognize the signs if your kid is being bullied or bullying others;
Understand more about how texting can turn your child into a sex offender;
Find out what community resources are available to parents and teens such as, peer counseling, the latest software and monitoring systems, as well as legal advice and counseling;
Panelists include: Cynthia Wahl, Special Agent, Georgia Bureau Investigations;
Don’t miss the opportunity to register for this FREE community Internet Safety forum on Saturday, January 30, 2010, 9:30 – 11 a.m. at The Georgia Power Auditorium. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at www.SmartClicks411.com. The first 100 registrants will receive a SmartClicks 411 Parent Safety Guide for protecting your kids in the Digital Age. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to keep the young persons in your life safe from Internet dangers.
About One Economy Corporation
One Economy is a global non-profit organization that uses innovative approaches to deliver the power of technology and information to low-income people. More than 17 million people have used One Economy's online tools and resources to build better lives. To date, One Economy has launched on-the-ground programs in 42 U.S. states, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Learn more at www.one-economy.com
About Smart-Clicks 411
SmartClicks 411 is for parents, educators and advocates of keeping young people safe. Through a vast resource of information compiled not only from experts but from focus groups we call “the professionals”
About Cyber Chaperone, LLC
Cyber Chaperone provides 24/7 Internet monitoring services using live, security personnel to chaperone children’s online experiences. Parents are notified of detected threats affecting a children’s safety via email, phone or text message. Cyber Chaperone offers affordable monthly monitoring protection packages that can be customized for a variety of services and users, including: immediate incident alerts, video updates of Internet activity and laptop recovery services. For more information, please log on to: (www.mycyberchaperone.com)
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