Digital Citizenship Project

Brayden S. , Period 6

Rule 1: Be kind

You should always be kind on social websites and apps. Saying negative opinions on comments, pictures, or even videos can effect your digital footprint.
Digital Etiquette

Rule 2: Never share personal information

You should never share your personal information on websites, or apps. Saying things like your credit card number, your bank account information, or even your address. If you have posted some of your personal information, you are an eligible victim to identity theft.
Information Privacy - Information Security Lesson #12 of 12

Rule 3: Your profile is your identity

Your profile is what you make it. Anything you say online about your profile may make some people think that is how you act in real life. Be careful of the photos you post and comments. And never share any photos you wouldn't want a future employer, classmate, or teacher to see.
Social Networking in Plain English

Rule 4: Never speak to anyone you aren't familiar with

Never speak with strangers on the internet, you never know if they're telling the truth about their profile. Their age, birth date, etc. could all be a lie.
Internet Safety

Rule 5: Don't be a cyberbully

Don't say anything online that you wouldn't say in real life, what you think is a harmless joke could be taken seriously by others.
How to Beat Cyberbullies

Rule 6: Always cite your source

You should always cite your sentences/paragraphs from your source, you should either paraphrase it, or put quotation marks at the beginning and end of the paragraph/sentence.
What is plagiarism and how to avoid it

Rule 7: Never copy any copyrighted works/movies/inventions

In article 1, section 8 of the U.S. constitution states,"The Congress shall have Power to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries." Ex. If you have an idea for a book, the idea cannot be copyrighted, but the tangible expression can be.
What is a Copyright?

What is Digital Citizenship, and why is it important?

Digital Citizenship is a list of rules a user must agree to before using the web, Digital Citizenship is important because if a user misuses these rules, they could get into serious trouble online, and in real life. Remember to follow the rules of Digital Citizenship and be careful of the comments you say, and the texts you send.