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Miss Thomas, of Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni School, said: “It was good and I really enjoyed the week.I was so busy I didn’t get to see it all but it was such a great experience.

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And she's right - nowadays it seems every parent needs to add "digital babysitting" to their checklist.

That's because kids talking to online strangers is easier than parents realize.

During a mesmeric week for the young musical prodigy, Miss Thomas won best Harp soloist before getting the best junior duet with her friend, flute player Lleucu Parri.

She then beat her friend in being awarded the prestigious Instrumental Blue Ribbon, known as Rhuban Glas in Welsh, which comes with it a £2,000 scholarship.

Most users can immediately chat and upload their own content - and these "private chatrooms" are mostly unmoderated.

That means anyone can chat, anyone can take pictures of themselves, post, and share, (and be saved) forever.Don't talk to strangers: Chat sites & risky sexual behavior We all hear this warning from our parents when we're young: "Don't talk to strangers." But it's never been more true than now in the digital age, where young kids can be exposed to anyone on the Internet.Anngelique Boyer, mom to a 15 year-old boy at Anthony Wayne Schools, says her son was recently contacted by a stranger online asking for his contact information.“As a family we are absolutely delighted and for her to win this prestigious award with the scholarship is amazing.She really enjoys it and has developed into quite a talent.The number of young people with access to the Internet is unprecedented. But with that comes the risk that teens and increasingly, young children, are exposed to adult material, or are even participating in sexual behavior online.