What You Should Know About
If you're a first-time mom or have young children, chances are you're worried about keeping
them safe online. To do this, knowing the parental control tools is essential.
Although this concern may seem advanced when you have a baby, the truth is that the
dangers on the internet appear at an earlier age, so the anticipation with which you dedicate
yourself to research how to keep them safe will work in your favour.
In fact, it is estimated that in Chile 20% of children have strangers as contacts on their social
networks , a figure that shows the importance of informing your children from an early age.
The common thing among those born between 2010 and 2025, belonging to the so-
called “tactile generation” or “Alpha”, is to have access to the internet much earlier, a
situation that has been enhanced by confinement and classes through the internet.
To give you an idea of how important parental control is , you should know that in
Chile complaints of grooming and improper sexual abuse registered an increase of 19% in
relation to 2018 , and that Tik Tok , one of the most used social networks by minors, is one
of the main means used by bullies to approach them.
But what is parental control?
It is a series of practices that allow parents to monitor and set limits on what their children
consult on the web, either through services such as Google; social networks such as
Facebook, YouTube and Tik Tok; or streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
In the case of minors, this form of control cannot be considered an invasion of privacy and
responds to purposes such as avoiding exposure to inappropriate content, preventing
situations of harassment, emotional problems related to the use of social networks and even
As a first security measure, install a parental filter:
The application or software you choose will allow you to remotely monitor the child's
It will report how many hours you surf the inter