Modern communication tools have expanded our reach around the globe. There is messaging through dozens of apps, Face Time, Snapchat, ZOOM, WhatsApp, texting, "sexting", selfies and so much more than I can list. And while we all try to keep up with the ever evolving world of communication tools, there are very specific things that teens and parents need to be aware of. Additionally, the awareness needs to bring in safeguards for good healthy relationships that cross boundaries from state to state, and around the world.
We all know there are predators in the world. But have you heard that there is software out that can plaster a fake picture with an active video link to make a 50 yr old predator male look like a 16 yr old kid? Yes it is out there. And with all the tricks and manipulative behaviors that already exist within a predators briefcase.....this adds an extremely dangerous tool to their collection.
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To learn more about good communication or to discuss any difficulties your teen might be experiencing, There are lots of resources. Including, "Elevate, Strategies for LIfe"