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Parents' Guide to Protecting Kids' Privacy Online

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What basic privacy settings should be used?

Basic privacy settings protect your information from exposure to both people and companies. Closely evaluate all of the privacy settings that limit who can find you (only friends? friends of friends? the entire Internet?) and how people can contact you (by email? by phone? through a mutual friend?). Kids should also severely restrict settings that give companies access to their information -- for example, the apps and games on Facebook. These third-party apps are notorious for collecting personal information from users and their friends! — Common Sense Media

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