LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Getting the word out about cyber safety is part of the mission of the Arkansas State Attorney General's Office, and to help with that, the AG's office has instructors who visit schools and churches statewide.
One teacher THV 11 News talked to Monday reminded parents to check all of their kids' social media devises including their computer, cell phone, iPad and gaming systems that have live messaging features. To secure the most safety, parents should keep the contact information the people their children know.
"I know it is not the fun thing to say 'only talk to people you know in real life,' but it is the safest thing to do because they can never be certain of who they are really talking to," said prevention and education instructor Rachel Ellis. "You know time does not equal trust no matter how long they talk to that person."
Ellis also said there are messaging "apps" kids can download, so watch out for those, too.