6 TIPS TO KEEP ’EM SAFE

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GAM­ING ex­pert Andy Robert­son of the on­line safety group In­ter­net Mat­ters of­fers six tips for par­ents on Fort­nite: 1 Make sure it is age ap­pro­pri­ate

The Video Stan­dards coun­cil rate Fort­nite as PEGI 12 for mild vi­o­lence. 2 Mon­i­tor who your child is talk­ing to

Check the com­mu­ni­ca­tion set­tings on the game to en­sure chil­dren aren’t talk­ing to strangers. 3. Man­age in-app pur­chases on the game

You will need to set up pass­words on credit cards as­so­ci­ated with the sys­tem. 4. Set time lim­its on Fort­nite Some­thing you can agree with your child once you un­der­stand how the game works. 5. Join in Fam­i­lies will get the most out of the game when par­ents join in and turn it from some­thing in bed­rooms to a game for the fam­ily room. 6. Stay in tune Par­ents should keep abreast of up­dates in the game to be aware of pos­si­ble costs. For more info go to in­ter­net­mat­ters.org.

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