What Makes a Good Digital Citizen
And How do I become one?
What is Cyber Bullying?
Facts we Know about our Peers in Raroa
Before you know how to become a good digital citizen, we think that it is good to know about how social Raroa is. So are some facts about our friends at Raroa.
- All of my friends have either phones or social networking accounts
- Around 90% of my friends have Facebook Pages
- Around 95% of my friends have Instagram accounts
- Around 80% of my friends have cell phones
How do I Keep Myself Safe on the Internet?
You should follow the digital laws. These are laws that the government have made, to keep people safe on the internet. Even though this laws have not worked in some cases, they are still good general guide lines. These include:
Buy your music, whether by CD or iTunes. Don't use Limewire, Kazaa or U-Torrent
Never post inappropriate pictures on the Internet.
Don't pirate or download movies illegally.
Only open emails where you know from whom it is coming from.
Don't let out any personal information to strangers on the internet.
Have back-up plans to protect your laptop or computer from viruses/worms
How do I Keep Others Safe?
You can keep others safe by doing lots of different things. You can inform them about fake people, and you can tell them how to back off. You can tell them to not be passive, that cyber bullying won’t magically go away if you just ignore it.
What do I do when I Know of a cyber bully?
What should I do to prevent Cyber Bullying?
What are the qualities of a G.D.C?
A good digital citizen is someone that looks after their digital peers. Someone who puts in a lot of effort to help prevent cyber bullying. A peer who stays safe online, and is only on things that he knows are ok. People who look out for everyone socially.
Advice We would give to a Cyber Bully Victim at Raroa
Advice we would give to a victim of being Cyber Bullied such as Amanda Todd
Being willing to talk to somebody you trust about what is happening and how this is making you feel\act. Counselling is another option, and it takes a tougher person to stand up and say "I need help" or "this is bad, people need to know before it gets extreme".