95% of teens ages 12-17 are online.
How to be safe.
Tell mom or dad to do the following:
- Download trustworthy antivirus
- Backup important files
- Avoid pirated copies
- Scan downloaded files for harm before opening
Browsing webpages with inaccurate information
As for you:
- Do not tell anyone on the internet your name, age, or where you live or go to school.
- Do not put pictures on the internet of yourself unless you ask your parents first.
- Do not get on chatrooms
Click the link below to watch a video on how to be safe on the internet.
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