Giving your child a smartphone for Christmas? Here's how to keep them safe online

NORTH CAROLINA (WTVD) -- Christmas is only a week away and some kids might be getting their first smartphone.

So, what can parents do to make sure the children are protected?

Putting the entirety of the internet in your child's pocket can seem like a daunting thing, but Durham tech start-up "The Social Institute" said it's not so scary.

Find out what settings and apps Laura Tierney, the founder of The Social Institute, recommends in the video above.
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