Cyber-safety Community Resources

Summary of Cyber-tips for Parents

  • Smart Cyber Choices
  • Safer-Kids
  • Guard Child
  • Netsmartz
  • Minimum Age Requirements for Various Social Media Platforms:
    • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Kik, and Snapchat:  13 years old
    • LinkedIn: 14 years old
    • WhatsApp: 16 years old
    • Vine and Tinder: 17 years old.

    Some platforms, such as YouTube, WeChat and Kik, have a minimum age required of 18, although kids aged 13-17 can sign up with parent’s permission.