When you are online, you can contact people all over the world. People who live in incredible places beyond your imagination or even in your own neighbourhood. This is what makes the Internet such a wonderful thing. Unfortunately, there are people who pretend to be someone else online, which can make what should be a fun experience dangerous. For this reason, we would like you to read and follow these 10 easy tips we have prepared, to make sure that you use the Internet safely and enjoyably.
1. Never use your real name in your username.
Can you think up a really creative username? We challenge you to do this! While online, strangers can find out a lot about you. For this reason, it is advisable not to include personal information in your username. We have some great ideas for you: You could use the name of your pet or perhaps the name of your favourite football player. There are many options to choose from; show us just how creative you can be!
2. Never reveal personal information while online.
What is personal information? Personal information is any information about you that a stranger could use to identify or even find you. When you are chatting online it is like talking to strangers but with one difference: you cannot see their faces! This