Digital Citizenship Project

Ari S.,Period 6

Be kind: Being mean on the internet is a bad thing because the messages that you send can never be deleted, unlike reality.
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Be private: You don't know that when you give websites your information, they can take your email and phone number to random people. Then you'll be stuck with your email full of spam.
Be safe on Networks: When you join a network , you can set up events and stuff like that, but only invite friends that you know, not some stranger. Also on networks like twitter or facebook, don't accept chats from people you don't know.
Be secretive: If you're signed up on a social networking service, stay hidden don't give out your personal information, such as your phone number, your name, and your address or where you live.
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Don't be afraid: If someone starts bullying you online, don't be afraid to tell an adult or parent about the incident. If you see someone else being bullied in your chat, stick up for them it can drive the bully away.
Never plagiarize: When you're writing a report, never copy down the information that you find on the internet or in a book word for word, doing this will result in the act of plagiarism. Plagiarism is the act of copying sources down word for word without acknowledging them.
Don't infringe upon others work: Infringe means to use the information without the publisher's permission. When you infringe, you can be legally sued for not asking the publisher.

What is Digital Citizenship and what does it mean?

Digital citizenship is you going online and treating people like the terms of service says. It's when you treat people the respectful way. For example, In the brainpop video "Cyber bullying," They say that if you cyber bully, your basically breaking a rule in the terms of service.