Social Media 

A collection of resources to help parents manage the ever increasing role in the lives of students.



Social Media in Plain English


Suggested websites from Lynbrook's Library-Media Specialists


Common Sense Media - We rate, educate, and advocate for kids, families, and schools

Netsmartz - resources on a wide range of social media issues

Online Safety - resources for online safey.


Middle School

Moms, You Oughta Know: 11 Social Media Apps Teens Are Using Now" (from the Today Show website, Aug, 2013)

Create Strong Passwords Password Strength Click here to check your passwords at Microsoft's Safety & Security webpage.

Microsoft's Safety & Security Center

Safety on Social Media Websites

11 Tips for Social Networking Safety

Teach Kids Online Security Basics

Internet Smarts  - Information for Parents from Cablevision

Important Advice for Parents from Common Sense Media:

11 Sites & Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook - by Kelly Schryver - Senior Content Specials at Common Sense Media

High School

Kids Health Internet Safety

FBI - Internet Safety Tips

BrainPop Internet Safety Video (we subscribe to this)

BrainPop Digital Citizenship Resources

Goodwill Community Foundation - Internet Safety

National Children Advisory Center - Social Media Information

Digital Citizenship - Using Technology Appropriately 


Additional Resources


A Helpful Guide To Using Social Media

PBS Resources: Children and Media

Web Md: Social Media: What Parents Must Know