Question: Why is it important to stay safe on social media?

Security is as important for ones social network account as it is for their computer or any other account. Creating a strong password will prevent hackers from gaining access to ones account and using it to post spam or malicious attacks.

Why is it important to stay safe on the Internet?

Content Risks: Children may accidentally come across content that makes them uncomfortable during internet surfing, such as, pornography, violence, and so on. Contact Risks: Kids may come in contact with strangers, dangerous people posing as kids, or people fishing for their personal information to name a few.

What do you do to stay safe on social media?

Here are our top 10 tips to stay safe on social media:Use a strong password. Use a different password for each of your social media accounts.Set up your security answers. If you have social media apps on your phone, be sure to password protect your device.Be selective with friend requests. Click links with caution.More items •2 May 2016

What social media is safe?

#1 Telegram. Telegram is a strange messaging app, as it is a mix between the user interface of Facebook messenger and the security features of WhatsApp. This combination makes it a superior social networking platform overall, as it has better oversight than WhatsApp.

Why is it important to be safe online for kids?

Whenever they are online they are at risk from unsuitable content, accidentally disclosing their personal data, illegal downloads, file sharing, spyware, viruses, inappropriate advances and cyber bullying. Children are learning to navigate the world. They tend to be enthusiastic and trusting.

Why is it important to be careful in choosing what to post on social media?

One of the most important reasons to be careful about what you post on the Internet is that it can have a detrimental effect on your career. Prospective employers can and will check on your name to see what comes up, and many people have been caught out criticising their job.

How does social media affect ones safety?

The dangers As with most potential online dangers, the problems can start if your child doesnt look after their personal information properly. The risks you need to be aware of are: cyberbullying (bullying using digital technology) invasion of privacy.

What is E safety and why is it important?

What is e-safety? The DfE describes e-safety as a schools ability to safeguard, protect and educate pupils and staff in the acceptable use of technology and communications (including social media) as well as having established mechanisms in place to identify, intervene in and escalate any incident where appropriate.

How do you teach safety?

Start with these tips.Say it early, often, and very clearly.Talk about uncomfortable feelings.Talk about “tricky people.”Be specific.Role-play.Make kids the “boss” of their body.Give simple steps for scary situations.Talk about online stranger safety.More items

Is it good to post your feelings on social media?

Social media may help regulate emotions. According to a recent study, people who feel apprehensive about face-to-face interactions with others are making use of social media to help them regulate emotions. The results showed that those who had been led to feel socially apprehensive were more likely to microblog.

Why is being careful important?

There is nothing wrong with being too cautious. Unfortunate things may happen. But rather than leave it up to fate, it is better to have a sense of control over things by being careful. This just means you value your life and those around you.

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