Children today are growing up in a connected world where every computer, from a PC or laptop to a smartphone or tablet, can access the internet.
Sadly, not all websites and social networks and online retailers are created equal when it comes to breaking up.
With some, it takes only a couple of clicks to say goodbye.
(If you have IE7, click Tools, Internet Options, then the Content tab, then Content Advisor.
Click Enable and then use the Approved sites tab to choose which sites to block.) However, this method is useful only if the PC has no other web browsers installed and the user account is a ‘Standard’ rather than ‘Administrator’ account so that your child can’t install another browser, which would – by default – let them access any website.
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Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. The phrase "I wish I could quit you" takes on a whole new meaning when you want out of a relationship with an internet service.Sure, you once thought you and Facebook or Amazon or Netflix would be together forever, but terms of service change, end-user license agreements mature, and, well, you're just not in the same digital place anymore.The one disadvantage of this is that sites will be blocked for all devices which connect to the internet through the router – including tablets and smartphones.That means if you block Facebook and You Tube, you won’t be able to access them either.Rather than installing and configuring software on each computer and in each user account it’s far easier to block sites by changing a couple of settings in your router.