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Parents need to warn children about potential dangers of social media


WILLMAR -- It's OK for parents to set limits on how much their teenagers use technology.

For instance, phones can be turned off at 10 p.m. or kept out of bedrooms. Parents can set rules about their children's associates on social media.

It's not that technology is bad, but kids face many potential dangers with unfettered access to texting, emails and Facebook, said Kandiyohi County Attorney Jenna Fischer Thursday.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

Follow me on Twitter: @lindavanderwerf

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