WALTHAM, Mass. Feb. 11, 2011 kids’ social network www.whatswhat.me www.whatswhat.me/parents Internet safety tips http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/whatswhat/48109/
It’s becoming increasingly important for children to learn how to behave online, especially when one hears daily about cyberbullying incidents and the amount of time kids are online:
- 99% of children ages 8-17-years-old access the Internet spending 25% of their time on social networking — The Family Online Safety Institute
- 58% of kids admit someone has said "mean or hurtful things" to them online with more than 4 out of 10 saying it has happened more than once — i-Safe America
www.whatswhat.me Katie LeClerc Greer
WhatsWhat.me (Beta): Safe, Secure, "Kids-only"& No Cyberbullying Allowed
Ms. Greer emphasizes in her "Internet/Technology Safety for Kids" seminars with parents across the U.S., education is key for both parents and children regarding teaching positive online behavior. Finding a kids-only social network to help kids learn and practice in a safe, secure environment helps prepare kids for the digital world in which they live. Following are the unique, patent-pending technologies that make WhatsWhat.me (Beta) – a safe, secure and educational option:
- Biometric Facial Recognition Technology
- Secure, Authentic ID
- Report It! Button:
- Human Moderators & "Teachable Moments"
- Review, Approve, Post – "Think Before Posting"
- Anti-cyberbullying Policies & Community Rules
- Age-appropriate Networking
- Parental Approval Required & Secure Registration
- Membership for WhatsWhat.me (Beta) $29.95
- Parent Resource Center www.whatswhat.me/parents
Finally … Parents Can "Just Say Yes":
Vincent Cannistraro Katie LeClerc Greer
In summing up the WhatsWhat.me mission, Mr. Cannistraro stated, "We believe that today’s youth will benefit from being prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The entire WhatsWhat.me (Beta) team is dedicated to teaching children how to make intelligent, safe and appropriate choices every time they go online. Our site fosters an age-appropriate, "no-bullying allowed" community while teaching positive online behavior and related life skills."
Katie LeClerc Greer Massachusetts Massachusetts
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