Safety over Social Networking

learning how to be safe in the social networking world.

What is a social networking site? How is it used?

Social networking is the use of dedicated websites and applications that allow you to interact with other users, or to find people with similar interests to oneself.

Some of today's popular social networks include: Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and many more.

What are the benefits of social networking?

  • Being able to connect and interact with family and friends around the world as well as simply keeping up with what they are doing and what they're thinking.


  • For professionals and academics, social networking sites allow users to create networks of like-minded people. Academics find other scholars to share research or ideas, or simply to talk to and "get their name out there." Professionals find mutual friends and possible clients, employers, or business partners. Social networking expands the horizons of what sort of contacts people can make in their professional lives.


Dos and Don'ts when using social networks
Remember to be safe while on social media sites!
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