11/3/2014 – Don’t let your parents make these social media mistakes

Nov 03, 2014 Comments Off by

Parents have a hard enough time protecting their children from social media miscues, ID theft and the like. And now that nearly six in 10 Americans ages 65 or older are online, adult children increasingly have to worry about protecting their parents from all that could wrong in the digital world.

First, consider that what you tell your parents won’t be all that different from what you might tell your children about using the Internet. “As the mother of an 11-year-old preteen who is just entering the social media fray, I realize the recommendations are similar to what I’m telling my daughter,” said Martha Deevy, a senior research scholar and director at the Stanford Center on Longevity.

Read the full article at MarketWatch.

Center, Financial Security 2014, Longevity News 2014

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