There is something about Facebook that is a blessing and curse at the same time. The Drama and flair for the crisis in Facebook has brought ire to both Parents and law enforcement officials.
Facebook is a very effective tool for bullies as they can hide in the cloak of secrecy and belittle worse than in person.
My solution, personally speaking, is to balance letting your kids have the Facebook account with supervision. How long or short a time you desire to supervise is up to you and your best judgment.
Find attached to this post is a Word document I made with a template that you can edit and customize for your needs.
For some it might be a pain and the kids will almost roll their eyes, but I can say this that it is at least something that can help them be safe.
The best way we can protect our Kids today is to be proactive in that protection. This Memo that I created with a template from Microsoft Office is one way to do that.
(EDIT at 8:59AM Central time) ANSS through Google Earth posted the magnitude as 4.7, and MetroRail of LA did announce delays in transit as they inspect the infrastructure of the rail line.
(NBC4LA) About 6:25AM, a 4.4 Earthquake shook most of LA County this morning while the AM Newscasts were on the air. The United States Geological Survey said this morning.
The epicenter of the Earthquake was centered near Westwood and Encino areas. On the USGS Website, the earthquake was 4.4 on the Richter scale and centered 6 miles north-northwest of Westwood or 7 miles west of Universal City, California. Seismographs on KNBC-TV showed a peak at 4.7 on the Richter Scale.
Media outlets were showing that a small aftershock was detected approximately 40 seconds ago at 6:41 AM Pacific time.
Media outlets were advising that there could be aftershocks following the initial Earthquake. The Red Cross in Los Angeles advised to get or keep an earthquake kit on you as a precaution.
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