2 Remember: Some people lie. Grandma might see your posting. Strangers can find you using the information you share.It’s not your fault if you receive inappropriate material.Rules from “real life” apply.Your parents care and want you safe.
7 Convicted in California after attempting to meet a 14-year-old for sex.
8 Never agree to meet an online friend without your parents’ knowledge. The biggest danger to your safety is getting together with someone you “met” online.You can never be positive that people you meet online are who they say they are.Discuss all your meeting plans with yourparents.
11 Never post anything on the Web that you wouldn’t want the whole world to see or know.
12 Anyone Can See and Read What You Post: FriendsTeachersYour mom and dadCoachesYour future bossScholarship CommitteesYour chosen collegeNeighborsPeople from church
13 Think before you upload. Any informationposted on the Webcan last FOREVER.This includes photos, videos, blogs, etc.
14 (3) Strangers can find you based on what you share online.
15 Never Share Personal Information Online: PhotosNameAddressSchools you attendNames of your school teamsCell and home phone numbersNames of malls near your homeWhere you workAny very private information (e.g. discussion of sex)
16 Keep your private information private. Protectyourfriendsand family.Keep their information private, too.
17 Never open e-mail from strangers or click on any attachments.
18 Don’t reply to unknown screen names on Instant Messenger.
20 if you get a message that makes you feel uncomfortable. (4)It isn’t your faultif you get a message thatmakes you feel uncomfortable.
21 If you get a message that is hostile or inappropriate, don’t respond. Instead, show the message to your parents or trusted adult to see if there is anything that can be done to put a stop to it.
22 Reasonable limits can help keep you safe. (5)Your parents want you to be safe. Communicating with your parents doesn’t mean you have to give up your privacy.Reasonable limits can help keep you safe.
23 Talk with Your Parents About Ground Rules for Going Online This includes:when you can go onlinehow long you can stay onlinewhat you can do online.