e-safety

stay safe on the world wide web

The benefits of the web

Computer users can share information, ideas, resources and can communicate with people the world over through the wonders of e-mail. Information on a vast array of topics can be easily accessed. The web saves time and for many it is a convenient way of keeping in contact and up-to-date with information.

online app safety

twitter

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets".

facebook

facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its name comes from a colloquialism for the directory given to students at some American universities.Facebook was founded on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.The founders had initially limited the website's membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It gradually added support for students at various other universities and later to their high-school students. Facebook now allows anyone who claims to be at least 13 years old worldwide to become a registered user of the website, although proof is not required.