Teens use all kinds of video games, applications and social media platforms to maintain their friendships and share what is happening in their lives. However, these online activities carry privacy and security risks.

“Technological devices have a lot to offer our children, but can also destroy them. That’s why we [the parents] need to control their use and more importantly set limits.” – Father of a 15-year-old girl

In a few easy steps, parents can better protect their teen. Here are a few ideas.