What is a chat room?<br />*A chat room is a current conversation on the computer between two or more people. In chat rooms, users can enter text by typing on the keyboard and entering text.<br />Two ways you can stay safe in a chat room:<br />*if you’re asked for a screen name for a chat room, use a nickname- never your real name<br />*if you get an email telling you not to tell your parents about it, don’t reply and tell an adult right away <br />
CHAT ROOM SAFETY!<br />Chat rooms are a fun way to communicate with your friends and family! However, it is on the internet, which means there are some safety rules you must follow.<br />What should I do if I read something in a chat room that makes me uncomfortable?<br />*Leave the chat room and tell an adult immediately.<br />What type of information can you give out in a chat room?<br />*nicknames and information that would not give away any personal information<br />What type of information can’t you give out in a chat room?<br />*your real name, passwords, telephone numbers, address, banking details, etc.<br />
Surfer dude…<br />Ways that the internet should be used <br />Cyber security can limit the amount of material that is available to kids and you could make the home website a kid safe search engine. Talking to kids about the risks and minuses of using the internet is also a good way to promote internet safety but share with them the advantages of the internet and why it is there for them.<br />Educational material, reading materials that interests readers, pen-pal sites, parental information and reference materials <br />The internet should not be used to show:<br />inappropriate websites, addresses, phone numbers, full names and personal information and pictures.<br />
What is a Spam?<br />A spam is an unnecessary mail or newsgroup posting that you may receive. It can involve email advertizing for a certain product or just an un-asked email.<br />How Can I Outsmart the Spammer?<br /><ul><li> Don’t put your email address on a website
You should create an anonymous account while keeping in touch by Usenet groups; forums at chat rooms at somewhere like hiotmail.com
Start Fresh! Delete your old email address and create a new one!</li></li></ul><li>Why is spam such a problem?<br />Don’t share personal info and change your password often while on the email.<br />Spam is a problem because it takes up space ,<br />wastes time and occupies a lot of network<br />Bandwidth.<br />
What Should You do if <br />You receive Spam?<br />
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