If you’re a mom or dad of a kid who uses constantly the Internet, then this video is for your kid. Make sure they watched it!
Tip 1: The Internet is forever.
Everything you put on the Internet could be there till you have your grandchildren who will be googling on you.
What do you do? Start by googling your name, your phone number, address just to find out what’s really floating around there.
If you’re on social media, use the strictest Privacy Settings out there.
Tip 2: Don’t put personal information online.
73 % of teens and 68% of young adults are on social networking sites. Of those people, roughly half post personal info online: phone numbers, addresses, emails! Don’t do that!
If you do, it leaves you open to cyber bullies or just some weird folks who want to take advantage of you. Do yourself a favor and ask a trusted friend what private information they can see on your sites. If you’re not happy with the answer, remove it.
Tip 3: Don’t forget about your smartphone safety.
In the era of smartphones, cyber safety should be an extent to your phone too, especially when it comes to text safety.
Remember how your parents warned about car rides from strangers? Don’t accept phone calls or texts from strangers either. Only answer texts and phone calls from your contact list.
Tip 4: Handle hacking intelligently.
Part of being a member of the worldwide web is being aware of no matter how careful you are your account may get hacked.
There are a few important things to do when you’re hacked to ensure your safety:
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