We all know that the internet is an unavoidable thing on these days. To be up to dated with the current world, we all need to have to use the facility of computers and the internet.
Unfortunately, the internet is having many disadvantages and security issues along with its numbers of advantages. The Internet is important in our life just because we can’t live without the web.
Mostly the teenagers and children are being trapped because of the web through some ways. In this post, I am sharing you the latest internet safety tips for children and teenagers.
Learn how to use the internet safely and enjoy the browsing life.
INTERNET SAFETY TIPS FOR TEENAGERS AND CHILDREN
Here are the best internet safety tips for teens and children.
#1. KNOW WHAT IS INTERNET
The most problem of the Internet trapping of teenagers and children is that they won’t know what the Internet is. To be safe on the web, you should know what the internet is and what processes are going on the web.
If you have less knowledge about the internet, you should learn about it from your parents, teachers or relatives.
#2. UNDERSTAND THE ADVANTAGES AND USES OF INTERNET
A majority of teenagers and children still don’t know the benefits and positive uses of the web. As you may already know the internet has several disadvantages and misuses along with its number of advantages and positive uses.
So to take the advantage of the internet in positive ways, you should have to research more on benefits and uses of the internet.
#3. DO NOT SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET
As the internet is the globally connected public network, you should not share your personal information like your last name, school name, phone number, street address and anything else that can be used to identify you.
Do not share this information even someone asked you for these, and you have better to inform your parents about this.
#4. DO NOT SHARE YOUR PASSWORD
If you have accounts on social networks or any websites like that, you may have passwords and usernames to log in to those sites. Do not share your passwords with your friends or anyone else than your parents.
But your parents should know your passwords and usernames and on which websites you have an account.
#5. DO NOT SHARE PHOTOS OR VIDEOS
You should never share photos and videos on the internet without the permission of your parents before every update. This is not only about your personal and family photos but also about all the photos and videos.
#6. BE CAREFUL ABOUT ONLINE FRIENDS
Do not accept friend requests from people without the permission of your parents. And do not chat with those people who you don’t know in personally. Or if you want to talk with them, you should ask your parents for permission.
#7. BE CAREFUL ABOUT ADVERTISEMENTS
I suggest you for never click on advertisements which are showing on websites. Because there are chances to lose your father’s money as you don’t have much knowledge in these things.
Another thing to not click on advertisements is it may cause the computer or smartphone to be affected by viruses or malware.
#8. ALWAYS FOLLOW RULES
If you don’t know, there are many rules to follow while you are using the internet. You don’t have permission to access the all of the websites and services just because you are a minor.
The popular one Facebook also has some terms and conditions to use their service, which will allow you to create an account on Facebook only if you have an age of 13.
The safety of your internet using depends only on you. You can use the internet more safely if you have a better knowledge on the web. So I recommend you to be a researcher on the web. Try to learn new things on the internet and about the web.