It’s never been too late to protect your children from harmful content on the Internet. Whenever you allow your children to go online, it’s time for you to actively use protecting tools as well as educate them on what is appropriate or not in that online world.

Why? Here are 4 proofs that show that your children may not look for porn, porn is looking for your children. Read this and you will have your answer.

4 proofs show that porn is looking for your children

Pornographic content is 2nd serious issue

Yes, according to a Google survey, pornographic content is 2nd serious online safety issue at home for children. Don’t get mad as your children might not intentionally look for it, porn is looking for your children as 79% of youth have unwanted exposure to pornography occurring in the home.

Don’t make the safest place become the riskiest place for your children.

4 cách thiết lập tìm kiếm an toàn trên Yandex

CyberPurify Kids

  • Filter 15 types of harmful content on the Internet.
  • Protect your kids on any site, at any time
  • Free

Chrome

Firefox

Safari

Edge

3 out of 5 students (11-13 yo) are accidentally exposed to pornography

Pornography is not just on porn websites, it’s everywhere. From social media platforms, forums, group chats to online games sites, online movies sites. A search about related issues (gender for example) might also easily suggest pornographic content.

Distributors of pornography are finding ways to expand to reach a younger and potential audience – especially kids who have begun to use the Internet-connected devices for learning and playing.

Some children as young as 7 have seen porn online

According to the survey, 11 is the average age of being exposed to porn online and this age is shortened to 7. Most of them did not intentionally search for it, they stumbled upon pornographic content and felt this was the type of content that most affected them negatively.

kids watch porn

Children describe feelings as “awful” and “confused” when they first view pornography, especially children under 10 years old. An 18-year-old girl who has watched extreme pornography and violence since 7, claiming that it still haunts her, affects her sexual preferences, and changes her feminist opinion.

The period under 10 years old is the period when children interact and explore with the outside world, so they are prone to imitate and be influenced by negative factors.

Inappropriate content such as accidental, bloody, animal abusing, violent, and especially pornographic content can make children uncomfortable, confused, and obsessive in the future.

4 crucial ways to keep children safe online on Facebook (from being abused)!

Some obsessive perception is pornography causes men to lose their sensitivity and empathy for the woman, and instead see women as sexual instruments engaged in a “one-way interactive transaction”.

This is evident in porn films where the male actors show a lack of empathy towards women to the point where sexual abuse in these films is completely normal.

41% of 11-17 yo agree that watching porn makes them less respectful of the opposite sex

Children believe pornography can influence behavior and attitudes toward sex and relationship.

According to the survey, girls who view pornography report that these are “things to do” during sex and to meet their boyfriend’s expectations. They also talked about their fears that sexual extremist images would be considered “normal” by males and so it can be applied in real life.

what to do when kids watching porn

Some young people feel that porn has actually influenced their behavior during sex; especially after being exposed to “rough” or “forced” pornography. Aggression and violence against women found in most popular pornography can teach your children (especially boys) that aggressive behavior towards women is socially acceptable.

Additionally, rough and violent pornography leaves your child with unrealistic expectations about sex and a false perception of what is known as a healthy relationship.

Find this helpful? You also love these:

  Why is porn addictive especially to your child?
  3 inappropriate content on the Internet that are hunting your kids everyday

What parents can do to protect kids from porn?

As mentioned, porn is becoming more and more popular and spreads at a lightning speed, putting your children at a higher risk of unintentionally being exposed to this harmful content.

Due to the vulnerable nature of children’s brains, it’s really important to proactively protect your child from pornography. CyberPurify Kids, which has seen 13,000 downloads after just 8 months, is considered by many parents as one of the best free parental control software to hide 15 types of harmful content on the Internet, including:

  • Pornography
  • Horrifying content like gore, accidents, ghosts, violence, murder, terrorism, etc
  • Content about stimulants, addictive substances such as alcohol, beer, marijuana, drugs, etc
  • Content with aggressive elements, hurting others like Hate speech

These free tools to block porn on the Internet can help to minimize your child’s access to harmful content, ensuring a healthy online environment for your child but at the same time, not invading their privacy rights.

Here is how you do it

CyberPurify Kids is available for Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. We take Chrome as an example:

  1. Open Google Chrome browser
  2. Access to Google Chrome Extensions
  3. Type “CyberPurify” in the search box and enter.

how to block adult content on Chrome 4. Click on CyberPurify displayed in the results

5. Click Add to Chrome > Add extension

how to block inappropriate website on google chrome

6. The result displayed as shown below is that you have successfully installed it.

how to block bad sites on google chrome

Don’t forget that

No technological tool works 100% accurately. Actively having a discussion and conversation about inappropriate content

Pornography is one of those sensitive issues that need to be addressed. Many parents think that this kind of conversation will rob their child of innocence, but in fact, talking is one of the best ways to protect your child from the impact of pornography on their development.

Listen and be open to what your child shares. If they have any questions, it’s best to answer briefly and honestly and don’t make up the answers if you don’t know the answer.

Maybe you missed this awesome articles:

  4 fastest ways to block porn on Firefox for parents

  3 proven ways for parents to block adult sites in Windows 10

  4 optimal ways on how to block adult content on Chrome