Five steps for keeping yourself safe online:
• Keep it private:
Keep your profile and online friends private and to be careful who you share personal information and photos/videos with.
• Keep it friendly:
Think about the potential outcomes for yourself and others for every video uploaded, comment posted, photo shared and email and text you send. Make sure you know what to do when or if you encounter cyber-bullying and who to report it to – a parent, teacher, or Netsafe can help children, young people and families.
• Keep it online:
Make sure you only ever meet online friends for the first time in the company of a trusted adult. But there are somethings that we need to keep offline such as conflicts, comments that are hurtful or harmful, photos or videos that are not appropriate or are not ours to share, and types of personal information such as ...