Digital Citizen Project

Joshua R Period 5

Rule #1: Digital Etiquette

Never post anything unless it is true, helpful, inspirational, necessary, or kind. Never post anything that will make t=people think of you in a negative way. If you don't want everybody in the world to be able to know it, then don't post it.

Rule #2: Information Privacy

Never ever give out any of your private information (email address, cell phone #, credit card #, address, etc) to anybody that you do not know or trust, because they might spam you, or sell your information to spammers. Before you ever give out your information on a website, check the websites privacy policies.

Rule #3: Social Networking

If you have not met someone in public, do not take them as a friend on a social networking system. They could be someone of any age, and they may want to harm you or abuse you. Never trust them with anything.

Rule #4: Online Safety

Whenever you are on the internet, you should not be rude. It is the only way to make the internet a better and safer place, and chances are, when you are kind to everybody you come into contact with online will return the favor.

Rule #5:Cyberbullying

Don't be a cyberbully, and when you are dealing with one, don't act rude back. You should never been rude back to a cyberbully because that is what the cyberbully wants, and it makes you a cyberbully. Never act as a cyberbully because it would not only most likely get you kicked off of the website, but it is also very rude and unkind. It could cause multiple problems and do a lot of damage.

Rule #6: Plagiarism

Always be careful to not plagiarize whenever you are doing anything. Plagiarism will cause to fail any assignment that you plagiarized the information for. It could also cause multiple other consequences depending on what school you go to or what job you have.

Rule #7: Copyright

Copyright, also known as creative works, is a set of rights that a person has because they are the other of a book, song, or anything else, has because they are the author. No body else has the right to use, sell, or make copies of whatever is copyrighted unless the author gives then permission to do so.

Digital Citizenship Paragraph

Digital citizenship is a basic set f rules that everybody whether they are adults or children, need to follow. It tells people to not cyberbully, plagiarize, or use something that is copyrighted. It also tells people to have digital ettiquette. Along with that, it teaches people to keep their private information private, hence the name, to do what they are supposed to do on any social networking system, and in general, to be kind, polite, and safe anytime you are on a computer and on the internet. Remember, Digital Citizenship is very important.