Privacy and Security
By: Sofia Rugerio
Passwords. Passwords? Strong Passwords!
Some ways to have a strong password
- Contains at least 12 characters minimum
- includes numbers,symbols, capital/lowercase letters
- Isn't an obvious word
Protecting your passwords is also very important. Make sure to always secure your passwords to avoid any damages to any of your accounts.
How to secure your passwords
- Don't share your passwords with anyone that is a very silly mistake!
- Don't use the same password for all your accounts
- Don't use "password" as your password
Here are some tips on how to secure your privacy online
- Own your online presence: Set your privacy settings to a level where you're most comfortable
- Be aware of what YOU ARE sharing
- Look over your followers and online friends list
What is User Agreement?
It is a legal contract between a software and user.
What you're agreeing to when you sign up...
- Your photos may be up for sale without your permission
- Some sites don't allow you to delete your account
- You're almost always giving up your right to sue
Next time you sign up for an account, remember to look over the User Agreement and know what you're agreeing to. It's better to be safe than sorry.
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