Internet Safe Essay

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ternet 1. Always ask your parents' permission before using your full name, address, telephone number or school name anywhere on the Internet. 2. Always tell your parents or guardian if you see something online that you know is wrong or that makes you feel uncomfortable. 3. Don't respond to messages that make you feel uncomfortable or uneasy. 4. Never give out a credit card number or password online. 5. Never send out your picture without your parents' permission. 6. Be careful when someone offers you something for nothing, such as gifts or money. 7. Don't ever accept a gift or an offer that involves having someone visit your house. 8. Never arrange to meet someone you've met online in person unless you discuss it with your parents and an adult goes with you. 9. Talk to your parents to set up rules for going online. Decide with them the best time of day to be online, the length of time to be online, and appropriate areas to visit. 10. Get to know your "online friends" just as you get to know all of your other friends. Be sure that you are dealing with someone that you and your parents know and trust before giving out any personal information about yourself via email. Technology means that bullying is no longer limited to schoolyards or street corners. Cyberbullying can occur anywhere, even at home, via email, texts, cell phones, and social media websites 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with potentially hundreds of people involved. For those who suffer cyberbullying, the effects can be devastating, leaving you feeling hurt, humiliated, angry, depressed, or even suicidal. But no type of bullying should ever be tolerated. These tips can help you protect yourself or your child online and deal with the growing problem of cyberbullying. What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying occurs when a child or teen uses the

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