Originally published by ThinkerMedia: BestThinking.com on March 29, 2011
Although experts all consistently agree that kids need parental guidance to assure safe and effective social media and other online media consumption, there are few real tools available. We need to go beyond safety concerns to truly give families the benefits of technology.
Parents need to be empowered, educated and tech tools to assist them. Such an app is coming to the iPad from MyDigitalFamily. ZillyDilly. http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/174-would-you-buy-ipad-your-child.html
Here are recent recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics about social media and online safety that provide part of what parents need to succeed.
ZillyDilly provides the other part- harvesting and serving kids a balanced diet of appropriate content.
Article by Eitan ‘Dr. S®’ Schwarz, MD
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