An online predator is an Internet user who exploits vulnerable peple for sexual or other purposes.
The key is for you to know and monitor what your children are doing on the Internet. You need to discuss the potential danger with your children and explain to them that they should never provide any personal information online. Keep the computer in a community part of your house, such as the kitchen, dining room, or family room.
Information, tips and discussion starters from NetSmartz.
Watch this video from Netsmartz to learn about how offenders manipulate and "groom" children and how to protect your child from victimization.