Led by a comprehensive set of Community Standards, Meta has zero-tolerance rules prohibiting abuse and policies that place importance on your child's safety. Our cutting-edge technologies prevent, detect and remove violations, and you can report harmful content at any time. We also offer resources and support for families to safely navigate online technologies.
We want to support parents and caregivers as they guide their teens' online experiences. We've worked with experts to build a collection of resources that foster conversations between caregivers and teens as they navigate and develop online safety habits.
In addition to policies and resources, we offer tools to help keep young people safe online. Understand how our security and privacy tools can improve online safety.
We’re investing in tools and resources designed to support parents, caregivers and teens in VR and on Instagram. We’re rolling out parental supervision tools to all Meta Quest headsets. On Instagram, parents and caregivers can now:
We’re also adding features to help teens better manage their time on Instagram with new nudges and reminders to use Take a Break.
Learn about parent resources and tools across Meta technologies:
Sextortion is the threat to reveal intimate images to get you to do something you don't want to do. Stop sextortion resources are for caregivers seeking support and information.
Meta is committed to advancing digital literacy. We offer a free digital citizenship and well-being program designed for teachers, students, caregivers and parents to help young people develop the skills needed to navigate and thrive in today's digital world.
Bullying and harassment are not allowed on Meta technologies. We work to prevent and address abuses and offer tools that put you in control of your experience.
Digital wellness is part of your family's overall health. For expert-backed advice on media usage by child age group, see our guide developed with the Digital Wellness Lab at Boston Children's Hospital. Each section includes actionable tips for common media-related health concerns, complemented by science-based context.
We collaborate with leading experts, trusted organizations, parents and young people in our shared mission to build positive online experiences for families. We provide age-appropriate safeguards and constantly explore innovative technologies to help keep youth safe.
Meta's Youth Advisors are a group of experts in the fields of online safety, child development and children’s media who share their expertise, research and guidance. Youth Advisors helps shape our work by providing feedback on the development of new products and policies for young people. We also co-design workshops with parents and teens to get feedback and guidance that helps us build better products.