Online Predators: Ultimate Guide to Protecting Your Child

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/protect-child-online-predators/

For all the positive connections it can make, the internet has also become a place where online predators lurk. It’s a global tool, which means that people can contact kids for harassment, grooming, and worse — no matter where in the world they are. In fact, the overwhelming majority (98%) of reported offenders were seemingly unknown to their victims in real life. The idea that someone might use social media or other platforms to try to harm your child is hard to stomach, but it’s an unfortunate reality of life in the modern world. It’s extremely important for families to…