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Susan McLean, Australia’s leading cyber expert has some tips to help
keep you and your family cyber safe:
- Never ever share PASSWORDS OR PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Do not reply to rude or nasty comments
- Social Networking profiles e.g. MySpace, Facebook MUST BE SET TO PRIVATE
- Immediately tell an adult if you feel uncomfortable online
Cyber-Safety - top ten tips for youth
The internet and mobile phones provide a great way to communicate and express yourself with others, but it's important to make sure they're used responsibly so that everybody has an enjoyable online experience.
Cyber-Bullying - Don't start it - Don't be a part of it
Cyber-bullying involves the use of information and communication technologies to support deliberate, repeated and hostile behaviour by an individual or group that is intended to harm others.
It differs from traditional schoolyard bullying because it often continues outside of school and school hours. It can be 24/7 and sometimes the bully is anonymous.
It's almost impossible to imagine life without the internet and mobile phones. With the touch of a button you can be connected to friends and family wherever they are. But these technologies can also be used in a negative way - causing hurt to others. Cyberbullying is a growing problem. Being the target of cyberbullying is not your fault and there are things you can do to put a stop to it.
iParent—where parents can learn about the digital environment and keep updated on their children’s technology use.
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