What is Yahoo!?
According to yahoo.com, its vision is “to be the center of people’s online lives.” It offers free internet services such as emailing, searching the internet, looking for jobs, Instant Messaging, reading the news and current events, Blogging, playing games, social bookmarking, and even answering people’s everyday questions.
Concerns for parents
- Because Yahoo! is such a large site with so much information, it is easy to be led to other websites (both good and bad) while searching through the Yahoo! website.
How can I Keep my Child Safe?
- Talk to your child on how to detect safe seaches.
- Teach them to immedately exit a website if they realize it hold dangerous material.
- Help them search using words that will not lead them to dangerous websites.