Internet safety tips for kids

Internet safety tips for kids

The internet is a great resource for finding information, but it’s important that you are aware of the potential dangers

By ALABI ABDULHAFEEZ

The internet is a great resource for finding information, but it’s important that you are aware of the potential dangers, these risks are changing and growing quickly. Here are the Top 10 Internet safety rules to follow to help you avoid getting into trouble online (and offline). 

  1. Never send your pictures to strangers
  2. If you are talking to someone online and they make you uncomfortable, remember you don’t have to talk back to them
  3. Choose Strong Passwords and Keep password private except a parent
  4. Be Careful Who You Meet Online
  5. Practice Safe Browsing
  6. Be Careful What You Download. It may contain a computer virus that can harm your computer or devices
  7. Don’t agree to meet anyone in person that you’ve met online
  8. Tell an adult if you receive a mean or strange message  
  9. Make Online Purchases from Secure Sites
  10. Keep Personal Information Limited. Don’t give out personal information such as home addresses, school names, phone numbers, etc. 

The internet is a great resource for finding information, but it’s important that you are aware of the potential dangers, these risks are changing and growing quickly. 

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