Digital FootprintsDigital Footprints
TheThe QuickQuick andand DirtyDirty about onlineabout online
safetysafety
Statistics that may surprise you…..Statistics that may surprise you…..
 89% of sexual solicitations are made in either ch...
A few statistics that may surpriseA few statistics that may surprise
you…..you…..
 15,000,000 youth use Instant Messaging...
A few statistics that may surpriseA few statistics that may surprise
you…..you…..
 61% of 13-17 yr olds have a personal p...
A Digital FootprintA Digital Footprint
Digital FootprintsDigital Footprints are tracesare traces
left by someone's activit...
Who can follow your DigitalWho can follow your Digital
Footprint ?Footprint ?
 People you communicate withPeople you comm...
Did you know…….Did you know…….
it’s a felony for children under 18 to receiveit’s a felony for children under 18 to receiv...
The Sex and Tech campaign has published a listThe Sex and Tech campaign has published a list
of “5 things to think about b...
Did you know……Did you know……
 a copy of every image sent via phone ora copy of every image sent via phone or
Internet is ...
Did you know….Did you know….
 your computer or phone has a unique IPyour computer or phone has a unique IP
Address assign...
Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng
 almost one-third of youths admit they’ve engaged inalmost...
Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng
 About 50 percent of youths who responded to the surveyAbo...
Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng
 The survey also showed a correlation, though notThe surve...
Don’t be caught unaware…Don’t be caught unaware…
Your reputation can be permanently damaged.Your reputation can be permane...
Do you know who is on the otherDo you know who is on the other
end? Are you sure?end? Are you sure?
?
Web CamsWeb Cams
Webcam sessions andWebcam sessions and
photos can be easilyphotos can be easily
captured, and users canca...
Web CamsWeb Cams
 Use webcams or post photos onlineUse webcams or post photos online
only with your parents' andonly with...
Did you know…..Did you know…..
 a chatroom is probably the most dangerous areaa chatroom is probably the most dangerous a...
Sexual Predators ARE out there….Sexual Predators ARE out there….
 They will oftenThey will often
pretend to be a teenpret...
Online predators do the following:Online predators do the following:
 Find kids through social networking,Find kids throu...
Safety TipsSafety Tips
 Limit the informationLimit the information
to VERY generalto VERY general
details only.details on...
Safety TipsSafety Tips
 Lock your profiles toLock your profiles to
Accepted Friends Only.Accepted Friends Only.
 Never p...
What to report….What to report….
 Anyone you don't know who asks you for personalAnyone you don't know who asks you for p...
In Cyberspace, someone is alwaysIn Cyberspace, someone is always
watching…….watching…….
Photo CreditsPhoto Credits
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  1. 1. Digital FootprintsDigital Footprints TheThe QuickQuick andand DirtyDirty about onlineabout online safetysafety
  2. 2. Statistics that may surprise you…..Statistics that may surprise you…..  89% of sexual solicitations are made in either chat89% of sexual solicitations are made in either chat rooms or Instant Messagesrooms or Instant Messages  20% of children age 10-17 have been solicited sexually20% of children age 10-17 have been solicited sexually online; that's 1 out of every 5 kidsonline; that's 1 out of every 5 kids  75% of youth who received an online sexual solicitation75% of youth who received an online sexual solicitation did not tell a parentdid not tell a parent  One third of kids have been contacted by a stranger andOne third of kids have been contacted by a stranger and half of these were considered inappropriatehalf of these were considered inappropriate  81% of parents of online youth say that kids aren't81% of parents of online youth say that kids aren't careful enough when giving out information aboutcareful enough when giving out information about themselves onlinethemselves online  76% of parents don't have rules about what their kids76% of parents don't have rules about what their kids can do on the computercan do on the computer  65% of parents believe that kids do things online that65% of parents believe that kids do things online that they wouldn't want their parents to know aboutthey wouldn't want their parents to know about  4,000,000 children are posting content to the Web4,000,000 children are posting content to the Web everydayeveryday http://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.phphttp://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.php
  3. 3. A few statistics that may surpriseA few statistics that may surprise you…..you…..  15,000,000 youth use Instant Messaging15,000,000 youth use Instant Messaging  9 out of 10 parents will never know that any9 out of 10 parents will never know that any inappropriate contact has occurredinappropriate contact has occurred  14% have actually met face to face with a person they14% have actually met face to face with a person they have met on the Internethave met on the Internet  1 out of 17 kids have been harassed, threatened, or1 out of 17 kids have been harassed, threatened, or bulliedbullied  Nearly three-quarters (73%) of online teens believe thatNearly three-quarters (73%) of online teens believe that someone their age is most likely to be approached bysomeone their age is most likely to be approached by someone unknown to them online as opposed to offlinesomeone unknown to them online as opposed to offline  When asked how they responded the last time they wereWhen asked how they responded the last time they were contacted online by a complete stranger, just 3% ofcontacted online by a complete stranger, just 3% of online teens said they told and adult or authority figureonline teens said they told and adult or authority figure  Most kids will not report inappropriate Internet contact toMost kids will not report inappropriate Internet contact to their parents because they are afraid of losing Internettheir parents because they are afraid of losing Internet privilegesprivileges http://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.phphttp://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.php
  4. 4. A few statistics that may surpriseA few statistics that may surprise you…..you…..  61% of 13-17 yr olds have a personal profile on social61% of 13-17 yr olds have a personal profile on social networking sitesnetworking sites  44% of online teens with profiles like Facebook and44% of online teens with profiles like Facebook and Myspace have been contacted by a stranger, comparedMyspace have been contacted by a stranger, compared with 16 percent of those without profiles.with 16 percent of those without profiles.  71% have reported receiving messages from someone71% have reported receiving messages from someone they do not knowthey do not know  45% have been asked for personal info from people they45% have been asked for personal info from people they do not knowdo not know  48% of 16-17 yr olds report that their parents know "very48% of 16-17 yr olds report that their parents know "very little" or "nothing" about their online activitieslittle" or "nothing" about their online activities  MySpace deletes 25,000 profiles weekly of users whoMySpace deletes 25,000 profiles weekly of users who don't meet the site's 14-year-old minimum agedon't meet the site's 14-year-old minimum age requirementrequirement  From 2007-2009 MySpace has deleted 90,000 accountsFrom 2007-2009 MySpace has deleted 90,000 accounts because they were created by registered sex offendersbecause they were created by registered sex offenders http://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.phphttp://www.netlingo.com/tips/cyber-safety-statistics.php
  5. 5. A Digital FootprintA Digital Footprint Digital FootprintsDigital Footprints are tracesare traces left by someone's activity in aleft by someone's activity in a digital environment.digital environment. Passive Digital FootprintsPassive Digital Footprints isis information available aboutinformation available about you that you haven’t initiatedyou that you haven’t initiated such as addresses, phonesuch as addresses, phone numbers and credit history.numbers and credit history. Active Digital FootprintsActive Digital Footprints areare traces of your social life youtraces of your social life you leave behind such as groups,leave behind such as groups, chats, online photos, phonechats, online photos, phone records.records. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_footprint
  6. 6. Who can follow your DigitalWho can follow your Digital Footprint ?Footprint ?  People you communicate withPeople you communicate with online or phone…online or phone…  People you send pictures to…People you send pictures to… BUT ALSO…..BUT ALSO…..  Your parentsYour parents  Your teachersYour teachers  Your relativesYour relatives  Future employersFuture employers  College admissionsCollege admissions counselorscounselors  Sexual predatorsSexual predators
  7. 7. Did you know…….Did you know……. it’s a felony for children under 18 to receiveit’s a felony for children under 18 to receive sexually explicit pictures on their phone,sexually explicit pictures on their phone, and taking sexually explicit pictures andand taking sexually explicit pictures and sending them could lead to charges ofsending them could lead to charges of pornography production and distribution?pornography production and distribution? http://open.salon.com/blog/amytuteurmd/2008/12/10/sextinghttp://open.salon.com/blog/amytuteurmd/2008/12/10/sexting
  8. 8. The Sex and Tech campaign has published a listThe Sex and Tech campaign has published a list of “5 things to think about before pressing ‘send’.”of “5 things to think about before pressing ‘send’.”  Don’t assume anything you sendDon’t assume anything you send or post is going to remainor post is going to remain private.private.  There is no changing your mindThere is no changing your mind in cyberspace— anything youin cyberspace— anything you send or post will never truly gosend or post will never truly go away.away.  Don’t give in to the pressure toDon’t give in to the pressure to do something that makes youdo something that makes you uncomfortable, even inuncomfortable, even in cyberspace.cyberspace.  Consider the recipient’s reaction.Consider the recipient’s reaction.  Nothing is truly anonymous.Nothing is truly anonymous. http://open.salon.com/blog/amytuteurmd/2008/12/10/sextinghttp://open.salon.com/blog/amytuteurmd/2008/12/10/sexting
  9. 9. Did you know……Did you know……  a copy of every image sent via phone ora copy of every image sent via phone or Internet is stored somewhere inInternet is stored somewhere in cyberspace? It may be hard to find, butcyberspace? It may be hard to find, but it’s there.it’s there.  The same holds true for text messagesThe same holds true for text messages and chats online.and chats online.
  10. 10. Did you know….Did you know….  your computer or phone has a unique IPyour computer or phone has a unique IP Address assigned to it that can be tracedAddress assigned to it that can be traced to the exact second something wasto the exact second something was accessed online?accessed online?  Once you are online, you can be traced.Once you are online, you can be traced.
  11. 11. Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng  almost one-third of youths admit they’ve engaged inalmost one-third of youths admit they’ve engaged in sexting-related activities that involved either e-mailing asexting-related activities that involved either e-mailing a photo or video of themselves in the nude or being thephoto or video of themselves in the nude or being the recipient of such images.recipient of such images.  Of those who admitted to distributing suggestive imagesOf those who admitted to distributing suggestive images of themselves, about 61 percent report that they wereof themselves, about 61 percent report that they were pressured by someone to send the image.pressured by someone to send the image.  Girls were more likely to share a naked image ofGirls were more likely to share a naked image of themselves than boys.themselves than boys.  Those who are already sexually active were much moreThose who are already sexually active were much more likely to send an image than those who were not sexuallylikely to send an image than those who were not sexually active.active.  Most of the respondents sent the image to a significantMost of the respondents sent the image to a significant other or a person of romantic interest to them. But 29other or a person of romantic interest to them. But 29 percent said they shared naked images of themselvespercent said they shared naked images of themselves with someone they knew only online.with someone they knew only online.
  12. 12. Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng  About 50 percent of youths who responded to the surveyAbout 50 percent of youths who responded to the survey said they’ve been the victim of some form of digitalsaid they’ve been the victim of some form of digital abuse.abuse.  The most common type of abuse was being the target ofThe most common type of abuse was being the target of a smear campaign; about 22 percent of respondentsa smear campaign; about 22 percent of respondents indicated they’d been the target of lies spread throughindicated they’d been the target of lies spread through digital media.digital media.  About 8 percent of respondents indicated they’d beenAbout 8 percent of respondents indicated they’d been threatened with some form of digital blackmail.threatened with some form of digital blackmail.  Females were targeted for digital abuse more often thanFemales were targeted for digital abuse more often than males — with 53 percent of them acknowledging it, asmales — with 53 percent of them acknowledging it, as opposed to 42 percent of males.opposed to 42 percent of males.  Those who have been the victims of digital abuse areThose who have been the victims of digital abuse are more likely to be sexually active or to have engaged inmore likely to be sexually active or to have engaged in “risky” behavior, such as smoking, using illegal drugs,“risky” behavior, such as smoking, using illegal drugs, drinking alcohol or stealing.drinking alcohol or stealing.
  13. 13. Survey: One-Third of Youths EngSurvey: One-Third of Youths Eng  The survey also showed a correlation, though notThe survey also showed a correlation, though not necessarily a causation, between digital abuse andnecessarily a causation, between digital abuse and emotional distress.emotional distress.  Targets of digital abuse were almost three times as likelyTargets of digital abuse were almost three times as likely to report that they had also contemplated suicide atto report that they had also contemplated suicide at some point.some point.  They were also nearly three times more likely to haveThey were also nearly three times more likely to have considered dropping out of school.considered dropping out of school.  More than three-quarters of respondents recognized thatMore than three-quarters of respondents recognized that digital abuse was a serious problem in the youth culturedigital abuse was a serious problem in the youth culture but at the same time they were only mildly concernedbut at the same time they were only mildly concerned about the risks and consequences from such behavior.about the risks and consequences from such behavior.  Only half of the respondents gave thought to the ideaOnly half of the respondents gave thought to the idea that information or images they posted online couldthat information or images they posted online could negatively affect them later.negatively affect them later.
  14. 14. Don’t be caught unaware…Don’t be caught unaware… Your reputation can be permanently damaged.Your reputation can be permanently damaged.
  15. 15. Do you know who is on the otherDo you know who is on the other end? Are you sure?end? Are you sure? ?
  16. 16. Web CamsWeb Cams Webcam sessions andWebcam sessions and photos can be easilyphotos can be easily captured, and users cancaptured, and users can continue to circulatecontinue to circulate those images online. Inthose images online. In some cases peoplesome cases people believed they werebelieved they were interacting with trustedinteracting with trusted friends but later foundfriends but later found their images weretheir images were distributed to others ordistributed to others or posted on web sites.posted on web sites. http://tcs.cybertipline.com/knowthedangers8.htm
  17. 17. Web CamsWeb Cams  Use webcams or post photos onlineUse webcams or post photos online only with your parents' andonly with your parents' and guardians' knowledge andguardians' knowledge and supervision.supervision.  Ask yourself if you would beAsk yourself if you would be embarrassed if your friends or familyembarrassed if your friends or family saw the pictures or video you postsaw the pictures or video you post online. If the answer is yes, then youonline. If the answer is yes, then you need to stop.need to stop.  Be aware of what is in the camera’sBe aware of what is in the camera’s field of vision and remember to turnfield of vision and remember to turn the camera off when it is not in use.the camera off when it is not in use.  Be careful about posting identity-Be careful about posting identity- revealing or sexually provocativerevealing or sexually provocative photos. Don’t post photos of othersphotos. Don’t post photos of others — even your friends — without— even your friends — without permission from your friends’permission from your friends’ parents or guardians. Remember -parents or guardians. Remember - once such images are posted youonce such images are posted you give up control of them and you cangive up control of them and you can never get them back.never get them back. http://tcs.cybertipline.com/knowthedangers8.htm
  18. 18. Did you know…..Did you know…..  a chatroom is probably the most dangerous areaa chatroom is probably the most dangerous area on the Internet?on the Internet?  chatrooms — especially those used bychatrooms — especially those used by teenagers — are sometimes also used by childteenagers — are sometimes also used by child molesters to find victims. Adults or even oldermolesters to find victims. Adults or even older teens seeking to exploit younger people don’tteens seeking to exploit younger people don’t necessarily tell the truth about who they are.necessarily tell the truth about who they are.  You never know who is in one, so never typeYou never know who is in one, so never type anything you wouldn’t say in public.anything you wouldn’t say in public. http://tcs.cybertipline.com/knowthedangers2.htmhttp://tcs.cybertipline.com/knowthedangers2.htm
  19. 19. Sexual Predators ARE out there….Sexual Predators ARE out there….  They will oftenThey will often pretend to be a teenpretend to be a teen  They will try to gainThey will try to gain your trustyour trust  They will try to shameThey will try to shame you or blame youyou or blame you  DON’T BE THEIRDON’T BE THEIR NEXT VICTIMNEXT VICTIM  TELL SOMEONE!TELL SOMEONE!
  20. 20. Online predators do the following:Online predators do the following:  Find kids through social networking,Find kids through social networking, blogs, chat rooms, instantblogs, chat rooms, instant messaging, e-mail, discussionmessaging, e-mail, discussion boards, and other Web sites.boards, and other Web sites.  Seduce their targets throughSeduce their targets through attention, affection, kindness, andattention, affection, kindness, and even gifts.even gifts.  Know the latest music and hobbiesKnow the latest music and hobbies likely to interest kids.likely to interest kids.  Listen to and sympathize with kids'Listen to and sympathize with kids' problems.problems.  Try to ease young people'sTry to ease young people's inhibitions by gradually introducinginhibitions by gradually introducing sexual content into theirsexual content into their conversations or by showing themconversations or by showing them sexually explicit material.sexually explicit material.  Might also evaluate the kids theyMight also evaluate the kids they meet online for future face-to-facemeet online for future face-to-face contact.contact. http://www.microsoft.com/protect/parents/social/predators.aspx
  21. 21. Safety TipsSafety Tips  Limit the informationLimit the information to VERY generalto VERY general details only.details only.  Don’t invite strangersDon’t invite strangers online into your life.online into your life.  Be suspicious ofBe suspicious of strangers who try tostrangers who try to engage you and askengage you and ask personal questionspersonal questions
  22. 22. Safety TipsSafety Tips  Lock your profiles toLock your profiles to Accepted Friends Only.Accepted Friends Only.  Never post or sayNever post or say anything online youanything online you wouldn’t want everyonewouldn’t want everyone to see. Chances are,to see. Chances are, they will.they will.  If you are approached orIf you are approached or bullied in any way…TELLbullied in any way…TELL AN ADULT!AN ADULT!
  23. 23. What to report….What to report….  Anyone you don't know who asks you for personalAnyone you don't know who asks you for personal information, photos or videos.information, photos or videos.  Unsolicited obscene material from people or companiesUnsolicited obscene material from people or companies you don't know.you don't know.  Misleading URLs on the Internet that point you to sitesMisleading URLs on the Internet that point you to sites containing harmful materials rather than what you werecontaining harmful materials rather than what you were looking for.looking for.  Anyone who wants to send you photos or videosAnyone who wants to send you photos or videos containing obscene content of individuals 18 and younger.containing obscene content of individuals 18 and younger. (The possession, manufacturing, or distributing of child(The possession, manufacturing, or distributing of child pornography is illegal.)pornography is illegal.)  Online enticement for offline sexual activities. (No oneOnline enticement for offline sexual activities. (No one should be making sexual invitations to you online – andshould be making sexual invitations to you online – and it’s an especially serious crime for adults to do it.)it’s an especially serious crime for adults to do it.) http://tcs.cybertipline.com/knowthedangers8.htm
  24. 24. In Cyberspace, someone is alwaysIn Cyberspace, someone is always watching…….watching…….
  25. 25. Photo CreditsPhoto Credits  Slide 5Slide 5 http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44622000/jpg/_44622679_footprint2_203.jpghttp://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44622000/jpg/_44622679_footprint2_203.jpg  Slide 6Slide 6 http://cache.gizmodo.com/assets/images/gizmodo/2008/08/sensafloor.jpghttp://cache.gizmodo.com/assets/images/gizmodo/2008/08/sensafloor.jpg  Slide 8Slide 8 http://static.open.salon.com/files/sexting1228917187.jpghttp://static.open.salon.com/files/sexting1228917187.jpg  Slide 9Slide 9 http://www.useonline.net/useonline/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/huelladigital-150x150.jpghttp://www.useonline.net/useonline/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/huelladigital-150x150.jpg  Slide 10Slide 10 http://www.useonline.net/useonline/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/huelladigital-150x150.jpghttp://www.useonline.net/useonline/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/huelladigital-150x150.jpg  Slide 14Slide 14 http://www.textually.org/picturephoning/archives/images/set3/sexting,0.jpghttp://www.textually.org/picturephoning/archives/images/set3/sexting,0.jpg http://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.htmlhttp://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.html  Slide 15Slide 15 http://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.htmlhttp://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.html  Slide 16Slide 16 http://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.htmlhttp://www.pathway-pals.com/Sexting/Index.html  Slide 17Slide 17 http://markmeynell.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/chat-rooms.jpghttp://markmeynell.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/chat-rooms.jpg  Slide 18Slide 18 http://www.onlinesecurityauthority.com/images/WebcamPredator.jpghttp://www.onlinesecurityauthority.com/images/WebcamPredator.jpg  Slide 19 http://www.onlinesecurityauthority.com/images/WebcamPredator.jpgSlide 19 http://www.onlinesecurityauthority.com/images/WebcamPredator.jpg  Slide 21 http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/01158/internet_predators_sized.sized.jpegSlide 21 http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/01158/internet_predators_sized.sized.jpeg  Slide 22 http://www.palmettoscoop.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/predator.jpgSlide 22 http://www.palmettoscoop.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/predator.jpg  Slide 23 http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2285/1594411528_1512b1aad5.jpgSlide 23 http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2285/1594411528_1512b1aad5.jpg  Slide 24 http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/5210373/ChildPredatorOnline-main_Full.jpgSlide 24 http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/5210373/ChildPredatorOnline-main_Full.jpg  Slide 26 http://images.clipartof.com/small/20453-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Cyber-Humanoid-Being-Slide 26 http://images.clipartof.com/small/20453-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Cyber-Humanoid-Being- With-Pale-Blue-Skin-In-Profile-Leaning-Against-A-Webcam-Lense-And-Looking-At-The-Viewer-With-Pale-Blue-Skin-In-Profile-Leaning-Against-A-Webcam-Lense-And-Looking-At-The-Viewer- With-Its-Eye.jpgWith-Its-Eye.jpg
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