What every parent should know about impact of new technologies on their children
Myths and facts about
New Technologies - Mobile Marketing
Digital Media Strategy and Reputation
Only naive users get
hit by viruses
Some viruses and malware are activated
just by opening the email itself even
without downloading the attachment
You are only going to get
malware on your machine if
you actively agree to download
Hackers rely upon the fact that your computer is set
to give permission by default to certain types of
My computer brand or
operating system is not
vulnerable to security problems
all computers, if connected to the
internet, are vulnerable.
Why do you think people cyberbully?
How does your school deal with cyberbullying?
Have you ever sent a mean message because you were
What would you do if someone created a mean, fake profile
for you or one of your friends?
How can you stop yourself from being cyberbullied?
Who would you talk to if it happened to you?
Email and Chat
Do you use IM or chat rooms to talk to your friends and
How many people do you have on your buddy/contact
list(s) and who are they?
Have you ever chatted with someone you did not know in
real life? What kinds of things did you talk about?
Do you know how to block others in chat and IM? Can you
show me how to do this?
Do you download music, movies, or programs from
What file-sharing program(s) do you use? Can you
explain how it works?
Do you think it is important to download legally?
Why or why not?
What are some of the consequences of
downloading files illegally?
Did you know that I could be held responsible if you
download illegal material?
Can we play some of your favorite games together?
How do you respond if someone bothers you while you are
How much do you let people know about you while gaming?
What kinds of people do you game with?
Do you feel safe while you are gaming online? Why or why
What do you consider your personal information?
Why is it important to keep personal information private?
What are some scams that you may have come across
Have you ever clicked on pop-ups? Do you think that they
will give you what they promise?
How often do you change your passwords?
How can you tell if a website is secure?
What do you consider to be inappropriate material on the Internet?
Without seeking it, how could someone run into inappropriate content
Have you ever come across inappropriate content on the Internet? What
was it? What did you do about it?
What would you do if you came across a pop-up of a naked person or a
hate website regarding a specific religion?
Would you feel comfortable telling me about anything you saw online
that made you feel scared or uncomfortable? Why or why not?
What do you know about online predators?
Have you ever met anyone online who asked you to meet face-to-face?
What would/did you do if someone asked to meet you in person?
Has anyone ever tried talking to you online about inappropriate or
sexual things? What did you do?
How might someone online try to gain your trust?
Why might someone online want to gain your trust? What are the
possible risks of trusting them?
Why is it important that you come to me if someone makes you feel
Revealing too much
Can I take a look at what you have been posting online?
Does anyone else have access to your passwords?
What information is okay to share online? What
information should you keep private?
What could someone learn about you from what you post
online? How might they use this information?
Have you ever regretted anything you posted online?
Have you ever received a sexual message or naked picture
on your cell phone?
Has anyone ever asked or pressured you to send a nude or
Do you think it’s OK to send “sexy” images? Why?
What could happen to you if you send or forward a naked
How likely is it that images and messages intended for one
person will be seen by others?
Could you show me your online profile(s)?
Do you use your real name or age when
communicating with others online?
What kinds of things do your post on your page?
How do you decide who to add as a friend?
Would you feel comfortable if I checked your
Do you chat with any of your friends through webcam?
Can I see the videos that you have made?
Has anyone ever asked you to do anything inappropriate on
your webcam? What would you do in this situation?
Are you aware that anything you do on your webcam can be
saved and sent to anyone?
How do you think the images or videos you post online can
be used to hurt you
What features do you use on your cell phone? Could you show me how
to use them?
Have you ever gotten a text from someone you do not know? If so, what
did you do about it?
Have you ever sent a text that was rude or mean?
How many numbers do you have stored in your phone? Do you know
them all in person?
Has anyone ever taken an embarrassing picture of you without your
Have you ever taken an embarrassing picture of someone else? What did
you do with it?
Have you ever talked with someone you first met online on your cell
What would you do if someone sent you a text or picture that was