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The Dangers Of Instant Messaging And Social Networking By Steven Hayes
What Is Instant Messaging <ul><li>Instant messaging is a conversation like e-mail but a lot quicker </li></ul><ul><li>Text...
Instant Messaging Statistics <ul><li>In 2007 over 170 million people used MSN. </li></ul><ul><li>55 Million of which were ...
Dangers of instant messaging  <ul><li>14.28% of children age 10-17 have been solicited sexually online, that's 1 out of ev...
What Are Social Networking Sites <ul><li>A social network service focuses on building and reflecting social network or soc...
Social Networking Sites Statistics <ul><li>61% of 13-17 yr olds have a personal profile on social networking sites.  </li>...
Dangers Of Social Networking Sites <ul><li>Anybody can make a personal profile and use fake images on these sites. </li></...
What parents can do… <ul><li>Parents can monitor their child’s activities on the web to make sure they are safe. </li></ul...
Last Words <ul><li>The internet is a dangerous place for children surfing on their own. </li></ul><ul><li>And remember on ...
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  1. 1. The Dangers Of Instant Messaging And Social Networking By Steven Hayes
  2. 2. What Is Instant Messaging <ul><li>Instant messaging is a conversation like e-mail but a lot quicker </li></ul><ul><li>Text is sent and received extremely fast </li></ul><ul><li>This enables the users to chat to each other as if they were talking in person </li></ul>
  3. 3. Instant Messaging Statistics <ul><li>In 2007 over 170 million people used MSN. </li></ul><ul><li>55 Million of which were from the UK alone. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dangers of instant messaging <ul><li>14.28% of children age 10-17 have been solicited sexually online, that's 1 out of every 7 kids! </li></ul><ul><li>When they were contacted online by a complete stranger, just 3% of online teens said they told and adult or authority figure. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Are Social Networking Sites <ul><li>A social network service focuses on building and reflecting social network or social relationship among people, e.g., who share interests and/or activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Most social networking sites now have features of instant messengers also. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social Networking Sites Statistics <ul><li>61% of 13-17 yr olds have a personal profile on social networking sites. </li></ul><ul><li>321.1 million people have Facebook profiles. </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/27340884@N07/2551643236/sizes/o
  7. 7. Dangers Of Social Networking Sites <ul><li>Anybody can make a personal profile and use fake images on these sites. </li></ul><ul><li>From 2007-2009 MySpace has deleted 90,000 accounts because they were created by registered sex offenders. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What parents can do… <ul><li>Parents can monitor their child’s activities on the web to make sure they are safe. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach them to tell parents when they have been contacted by strangers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Last Words <ul><li>The internet is a dangerous place for children surfing on their own. </li></ul><ul><li>And remember on the internet anyone can be who they want to be… </li></ul>

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