Social media is everywhere today. Whether it is on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or TikTok, more than ever, people are posting about and sharing their lives with others over social media.
While social media provides a great means for friends and family to keep in touch, it also has dangers and risks as well.
Safer Internet Day 2021 Fireside Chat
To address questions which parents may have about social media use, and in conjunction with Safer Internet Day 2021, 9 February 2021, Facebook and the Media Literacy Council are hosting a live Safer Internet Day Fireside Chat – Parenting in a Digital Age this evening, Tuesday, 9 February 2021, at 8.10 pm.
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To be held over Facebook LIVE, the session will feature guest speakers Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Health, Ms Anita Low-Lim, Senior Director, TOUCH Community Services and member of the Media Literacy Council and Ms Amber Hawkes, APAC Head of Safety Policy, Facebook.
The discussion will be moderated by presenter Sara-Ann Shuen Krishnamoorthy.
Managing Time and Well-being on Social Media
The various speakers will be sharing from their personal experiences on how they manage their children’s time and well-being on social media. They will also be sharing tips and advice on how families can make use Facebook’s family of apps, which includes Instagram and WhatsApp, safely.
Those who wish to join the live session can do so this evening here.