What are your children seeing on MySpace?
a sensible, safety-conscious parent. You don't let your
children decorate their rooms with violent or pornographic
images. You have made it clear that you won't tolerate swearing.
You certainly wouldn't approve of them bringing home friends who
call themselves SuicideLullaby or PeeStandingUp. So why would
you let them get away with all this and more on MySpace?
is a growing phenomenon, popular with teens all across the
globe. It is easy to understand its appeal. Each person creates
their own page, their own "space", where they can express
themselves without parental monitoring or censorship, and
form bonds with other people online. In some ways, MySpace is
very traditional - girls have pink pages where they talk about
love and kittens, and boys use darker shades and boast about
their drunken escapades.
it doesn't stop there. A quick browse through MySpace shows that
many of the girls are putting up scantily-clad photos of
themselves. There's swearing, talk of drug use, and suicidal
poetry. In short, there are many things on MySpace that you
would never want your children to see. Sometimes, the dangers of
MySpace spread to the real world, as certain news
stories about sexual predators illustrate.
parents have already discovered the horrors of MySpace. A
well-known Internet safety expert recently revealed that she
receives about 1,000 emails a day from parents who are upset
about what they've seen on MySpace. So what can you do?
most parents, a MySpace monitoring solution such as Invisible Keylogger
the most practical solution. With the help of software, you can keep
an eye on how your children use MySpace at all times - even
when you're out of the house. You can choose to use Invisible Keylogger
in two different ways. Either you tell your children
that you're monitoring their MySpace use, which means that
they're likely to be much more cautious and sensible -
essentially, it'll be as if you're standing next to them, asking
"should you really be doing that"? The other option is
to run Invisible Keylogger
in total stealth mode, and find out exactly what your
children do and who they talk to when you're not around.
well as monitoring MySpace, Invisible Keylogger