With today's youth armed with the latest cell phones, mobile gaming devices, tablets and more, keeping tabs on where your kids are is easy. What they are using the device for, or furthermore who they are communicating with, may be a different story. Mobile technologies have streamlined our communication channels, but opened up a new array of discussions around digital ethics, privacy and cyberbullying. Learn how to know if your child is ready to take on the responsibility of a mobile device and the best ways to monitor mobile phone use.
Eighth-grader Margarite shared more than "I love you" texts with her new boyfriend. She shared a full length nude photo of herself, a practice known as "sexting." A few weeks later that same photo started making the rounds of her community and many lives were forever changed.
What would you do if you found evidence of sexting on your child's mobile phone?