You wouldn’t tell some 40-year-old man or woman you met at the mall your name and where you live, would you? What if a friend logs on and pretends to be you, and then says something really awful and gets you in trouble?So why would you tell Cool Guy985 or Hot Chick16 from the chat room? Sure, it might seem funny to the “former” friend, but it’s serious and it happens everyday.Noticing What Isn't Right Engaging in Conversation Meeting the Person Community Q&A For most of us, finding love on the internet can be a gift from heaven.For others, however, it can be a life-ruining decision – leaving us penniless, heartbroken and with many more problems heading our way.With your username and password, someone can post language that gets you expelled from school, in trouble with your parents, or even in trouble with the law. Just because the Internet is so massive does not mean that embarrassing or risqué pictures, rude or mean comments, or illegal activities will disappear forever.Watch what you post about yourself or others -- or allow your friends to post about you -- because you may have to live with it for a long, long time.You have probably heard of someone’s computer being hacked, his or her identity being stolen online, or even having some embarrassing pictures posted online. Well, if you use the following Internet safety tips, you have a good chance of being right.Don’t tell anyone your real name and address or what neighborhood you live in.
You should report anyone who sends you obscene photos or videos, anyone who talks to you about sex, and anyone who asks you to meet offline.
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When you hear their stories, you’ll learn to evaluate your own online choices and understand why talking to an adult you trust is so important. Take charge and make a difference today with the The Net Smartz Student Project Kit – activities to help you talk to your peers about being smarter online.
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