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  1. 1. 10 Internet safety guidelines for: Teenagers By Anthony Glynn
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>In this presentation is guidelines on how teenagers can stay safe on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>There are 10 rules that can be followed </li></ul><ul><li>The references are shows at the end of this presentation </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. Never give personal details <ul><li>This includes your name, age, address and telephone number. (BBC, 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>This may lead to people gaining knowledge about you and using this against you. </li></ul><ul><li>Never talk to strangers, if using online messaging and someone you don’t know tried to add you then ignore this. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2. Social Networking sites <ul><li>Again, never give out personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Never accept people as friends who u don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>There are privacy settings for a reason! </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3. Parental Restrictions <ul><li>64% of parents have set rules with 62% checking up on their teenagers (Pediatics, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Search engines have moderating to stop user from viewing pornographic material </li></ul><ul><li>Also parents can ask ISP to ban certain sites to make them off limits </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. Anti-Virus Software <ul><li>Checks your system for virus </li></ul><ul><li>Used when downloading files or software from the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Stops Trojan horses and other spy ware that allows people to track your movements on the internet </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5. Strangers <ul><li>If on social networking sites, never accept people who you don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>If using chat rooms never talk to someone you don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>Never give any personal details to these people </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6. Shopping on the internet <ul><li>97% of UK residents have shopped online with books (34%) being the most common (Achille, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure the address starts with ‘HTTPS’ when entering your financial details </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that the certificate of the site is up-to-date and correct </li></ul>
  9. 9. 7. E-Commerce <ul><li>Never divulge any personal information as emails may be intercepted </li></ul><ul><li>Same goes for financial details </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure notifications are active when sending (confirmation of receivership etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give out your email address to anyone the same for your password </li></ul>
  10. 10. 8. Online Gaming <ul><li>As always never give out personal details </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of how people react/act to you, just because your friend online doesn’t mean they will be in real life </li></ul><ul><li>Information on other peoples profile mightn't not be entirely true </li></ul>
  11. 11. 9. Illegal downloading <ul><li>This is against the law </li></ul><ul><li>Watch out for virus that can infect your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t download anything your unsure about </li></ul><ul><li>Just because its called a certain song (for example) doesn’t mean that it is an actual song </li></ul>
  12. 12. 10. For Parents.. <ul><li>Don’t allow your child to become addicted to the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good relationship with your child </li></ul><ul><li>Trust and verify files that have downloaded from the internet </li></ul>
  13. 13. Conclusion <ul><li>Don’t talk to strangers </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you everything is correct when entering bank details </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t believe everything you read on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Use anti-virus checker and firewalls to protect your computer </li></ul>
  14. 14. References <ul><li>BBC. 2009. Help with home and school life [Online] (Accessed 01 Match 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Pediatrics. 2006. Parental restrictions on adolescent internet use [Online] (Accessed 01 March 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Achillie. A. J. 2008 Word stats on internet shopping [online] (Accessed 01 March 2009) </li></ul>