Digital Citizenship

By Brenna Ditter

Definition of Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is being kind, safe and careful online. Which means if you meet someone online meet them away from home so they don't know were you live. Don't give out personal information even if it is for a contest. And be nice to people you meet online because you may think it won't hurt them but could be wrong.

Privacy and Security #1

Privacy and Security is important to all internet usage. It helps keep you safe from identity thieves and frauds online. However it can also be bad if someone was able to get your personal information they could open bank accounts and take money form you.

Privacy and Security #2

  1. Did you know the federal government has suffered almost 680% increase in cyber security in the last six years.
  2. So far this year cyber criminals have stolen over $100 million form U.S. banks.
  3. About 10% of social media users have received a cyber-threat. More than 600,000 accounts are compromised every day on Facebook alone
  4. Casinos Are More Protective Of User Info Than Most Retailers

Internet Safety #1

  1. Nearly 50% of children in kindergarten or first grade report talking with people they didn't know through websites.
  2. About 90% of people say they have used the internet since they were 9 years old or younger.
  3. 30000 websites are hacked everyday.

Internet Safety #2

Internet safety is very important to keep you and your information safe. It help you keep out of trouble and away from fraud.

Digital Safety #1

Digital Safety is very important because without it you could lose all of your money. Sometimes fraud don't take all but you could lose over 70% of all your earnings and savings.

Digital Safety #2

1. Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying.

2. 70% of students report seeing frequent bullying online.

3. Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once.