Internet Safety: Parenting Generation Y’s

Gen Y’s (aka Millenials), born between the late 1970’s and 2000, have grown up with technology as part of their social landscape. More than any other generation, Gen Y’s understand the power of technology as a communication and social tool. Because of this, they have been described as “digital natives in a land of digital immigrants” (Downing, 2006, p.5). Since technology is a powerful influence shaping our interactions, including those of children, adults have an important role to play in ensuring BC’s ‘digital natives’ are net safety smart.

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