Parents Guide to WhatsApp

Parents Guide to WhatsApp

Type of Resource

Article/ Blog

Publication Date

June 20, 2023


Social Media and Apps 
Whatsapp is a communication app that most parents will have some experience of already, which can be a useful communication platform for parents and young people. Exploring the app together with your child to demonstrate how to use this app safely is the perfect way to show them you trust them with this method of digital communication. Agreeing on who your child should and shouldn’t talk to and talking through what to do if something goes wrong, via this app is a good first step. Emphasising that only sharing messages with friends and family who are already known to them will help keep your child safe.

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