Facebook introduces Parent’s Portal to the revamped Safety Center

Facebook's Parent's Portal

Facebook has introduced a Parent’s portal to the recently revamped safety center. Launched in collaboration with parents, teens and safety experts around the world, Facebook’s Parent’s Portal includes guides for parents about how Facebook works.

Moreover, it also offers tips for talking with your kids about staying safe online and resources from experts around the world. According to Facebook, the new portal will enable parents to get the most out of their experience and help their child navigate safely.

The newly launched Facebook Parent’s portal features guides for parents about how Facebook works, tips for talking with your kids about staying safe online and resources from experts around the world. The guide is available in over 55 languages,which includes 11 from India. The guide is mobile friendly and includes step-by-step videos.

Keeping our community safe is core to everything we do. People will only come to Facebook if it’s a safe place to connect and share with the people they care. The Parent’s Portal responds to feedback we have received about a knowledge gap among parents about our safety policies, tools and resources. With the new Safety Center and Parent’s Portal, we worked with safety experts and local partners to develop content that resonates with our community.

Ankhi Das, Public Policy Director, India, South and Central Asia, Facebook

The Facebook basics section provides the steps required to sign up, find friends, post and share content. As a parent, you will be able to familiarize yourself with Facebook’s policies and tools including the best practices which you need to follow.

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The Parenting Tips section consists of several tips for having a successful conversation with your child about online safety. Furthermore, you can establish connectivity with online safety experts from around the world who offer resources for parents via Expert advice section.

The Parent’s Portal also connects you with the Facebook’s online safety partners in India. This includes Learning Links Foundation, and The Center for Social Research India, who offer resources specifically for parents.

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