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

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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?

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?

RELATED: Hackers could impersonate AT&T Wi-Fi to attack your phone

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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