Parents Sessions 

Parents Sessions - Kids who are thaught to use the Internet properly do better in school, life and exams.

Primary School
Messaging for Junior School Parents

  • School needs to send a consistent message to Parents
  • There are no legal protections on Social Media owing to underage use 
  • Privacy setting on all social media ‘My friends only’
  • TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram are the most popular social media platforms
  • Using real parental control is a good idea, why trust the kids? enforce it.
  • Profiles uses real names and photo’s. Facebook says fafe accounts bully more 5 times more
  • School is allowed to review phones, kids have no right of privacy and should have no expectation of same.
  • No Snapmaps, No Ghost mode (very popular features in Snapchat)
  • For very young kids not allowed to watch Professional Youtubers without parental vetting 
  • Social media is not a race, limit followers a child can't possibly have 1,200 friends. Police worldwide say this is a 'No No'.

 

PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENTS
Things to start with

  • Tell parents about correct Youtube mode
  • Youtube - Switch to restricted mode and set on youtube for kids
  • There is no legal recourse for parents using social media, it's illegal under 13. 
  • Real Profiles only no fake ones
  • Limit friends numbers, parents to approve new friends
  • Privacy Mode engaged ‘My friends Only;
  • School ought to consider ‘Open Phone Policy’ that means any Phone can be read by Teachers / Principal

 

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Police warn Business to watch for email, invoice scams.

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Businesses have been warned of an internet email scam which has seen fraudsters steal €650,000 from two commercial companies recently.

They were settling what looked like legitimate invoices from real suppliers. One company lost €200,000 and the other €453,000, gardaí said on Monday.
 

The criminals send emails to businesses and individuals from whats looks like the real supplier. The emails request firm to change the bank account details on record for the supplier to a new bank account, controlled by the criminals.

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Posted by Graham Mulhern on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Views: 30