Play Nice Online
What Is Netiquette?
Netiquette is the proper way of using online manners. Netiquette is important to follow because you may be messaging a friend online and say something you might not say to their face. It is very easy to post something that comes first in your mind. Others may be offended about what you post. Setting netiquette guidelines helps support a positive learning environment.
Rules of Netiquette
Rule 1: Don’t forget the human you are talking to
Rule 2: Follow the same behavior you would in real life
Rule 3: Know where you are in cyberspace
Rule4: Respect other people’s time and bandwidth
Rule 5: Don’t embarrass yourself online. Make yourself look good.
Rule 6: Share your expert knowledge
Rule 7: Help keep flame wars under control
Rule 8: Respect others privacy
Rule 9: Don’t abuse your power
Rule 10: Be forgiving for other peoples mistakes