The participation of teenage children on social networking sites has become a norm in modern life. On the social networks they not only interact with their friends but also sometimes with strangers. They may talk about inappropriate matters, approached by cyber criminals and also can be bullied online. To prevent these things from happening, you can use Avira Social Network Protection which scans the social network of your children and alerts you when a suspicious activity occurs.
At present, Avira Social Network Protection supports Facebook only. You do not have to download and install anything on anyone’s computer to start. First of all you (the parent) would have to create a free account with Avira Social Network Protection. You can visit https://www.socialshield.com/ to create a new account using either your Facebook account or through an email address. Now you can connect your child’s Facebook account with your Avira Social Network Protection account. If you do not know your child’s Facebook account’s login information, then you can send an email to them with a link to add it. You can add as many Facebook accounts of your children as you want. The next step involves configuring the alert levels for each of added Facebook accounts.
By default all the alert levels are set to high. But you can change the levels to your own preferences. Clicking on the Save Preferences would take you to selected child’s the dashboard page where you can see a summary of alerts for friends, public posts, private messages, photo/video analysis. You can also view the suspicious activities and photos found on your kid’s Facebook timeline.
With these parental control tools to monitor your children’s social web use in real time, you always know what kinds of things your children are dealing with. Whether your kids are connecting from home, school or a friend’s house, you can confidently navigate the potential dangers of a connected world. Avira Social Network Protection is a great monitoring tool that can alert you beforehand of any impending dangers like cyber-bullying, depression, drugs abuse and more, so that you can take action in time and save the precious lives of your beloveds.