Today, the Internet is our children’s favourite ‘playground’. Technology gives children today more ways to connect, socialise and communicate than ever before, which is great. The downside is that the child can be either purposely or unknowingly using technology to hurt others emotionally. Cyberbullying, essentially the new high-tech version of the schoolyard bully, is increasingly a prominent threat to our children.
Kids around the world have one really big thing in common when they’re searching for entertainment on the Internet, and that’s music. Norton Online Family Kids’ Top Entertainment Searches, based on more than 20 million anonymous search-engine queries from kids in 20 countries, found that the majority of entertainment searches kids conducted online (more than 75 percent) were for songs or musicians.