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Tech Check: How to stop online stranger danger in your own home

Stranger danger isn’t just a problem outside the home anymore.

It used to be that we could tell our kids not to talk to strangers in public. Now, that extends to the internet, which is in our homes and in our pockets. Some social media companies are making it harder for a stranger to get in contact with your child.

Amy Iverson shares how three big social platforms are limiting the contact adults can have with teens on their apps. She also shares how you can limit their DM’s to just friends.

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