Internet Safety

Why is it so important?

What is internet safety?

It is the protection of you and your information while using the internet by making smart choices.


The internet can be fun, but it can also be dangerous!

If you use the internet, whether that be on the the computer, cell phone, or other device, you could be at risk of illegal activity or abuse - be it bullying, fraud or something more serious.


The Dos and Don'ts of using the internet correctly!

Anything you put on the internet is there for a long time!

Safe Web Surfing: Top Tips for Kids and Teens Online

Remember!

ALWAYS use the most privacy settings on your social media sites.
NEVER give out your personal information or pictures.
ALWAYS talk to a parent if someone that you don't know tries to talk to you.


Referneces

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens. New York Public Library.Retrieved from http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/legal-notices/internet-safety-tips

Internet Safety for Kids and Teens. True Care awareness online. Retrieved from http://www.nationalcac.org/prevention/internet-safety-kids.html

Online Safety. Kids.gov. Retrieved from http://kids.usa.gov/teens-home/online-safety/index.shtml