Fortunately, by taking steps to keep your personal information private, being cautious when it comes to interacting with people you meet online, and ending communication with people who threaten you, you’ll be better able to safeguard yourself from predators.The Internet enables us to communicate with a large number of people.Good online behavior means being polite to other people on the Internet. Cyber Bullying People who make fun of others online are cyber bullies.
The Internet can be a good and fun resource to use for research and learning.
You can avoid danger by using the Internet smartly and following guidelines to stay safe.
Keeping Your Personal Information Private Interacting with People Offline Being Aware of Predators Ceasing Communication and Reporting Threats Community Q&A Chatrooms are a fun place to engage in discussion about a variety of topics.
While most people who frequent online chatrooms are good people, there are some who are there to prey on or bully other people.
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Do not call a number that anyone gives you because the other person may be able to track your phone number with Caller ID.
Social Networking Sites Social networking sites are like a combination of a diary, a family album, and a personal ad Web site.
If someone bullies you online, do not respond and leave the conversation.
If ignoring the bullying doesn't make it go away, report it to a trusted adult.
Always tell a parent or instructor about any message that is scary or makes you uncomfortable.