Caroline



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Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord and has made the

Lord his hope and confidence.

- Jeremiah 17:7
-Information of ages under five
- For children under five, cyberbulling doesn’t happen to them as much as if they were older, but it can still happen. While they are on the computersomething could pop up, of something that children under five SHOULD NOT be seeing. Small children are attracted to small flashy things. For example, on the computer when it says, “You have won a million dollars. Click Here. ”Children could click on it. I would recommend adult supervision to small children using computers.

-Information to six through twelve years olds
- For six through twelve years old cyberbulling is starting to be more common. Kids who are six through twelve usually start to go on the computer more than if they were little. They start more to understand what goes on in the world. By now, they know what they should be going on, on the computer and what they should not be going on. Nine out ten of 10 to 12 year olds say their parents know where they are going online. But do they really? Kids these days will go on website they know are wrong, but think it is funny and it’s not. For internet safety try blocking websites that you don’t want your children to go on. Also, people these days when they are about ten years old and older get facebook and AIM. For these websites people can friend other people, and children tend to accept people they do not know. DO NOT ACCEPT PEOPLE YOU DO NOT KNOW! You never know who you may be talking to. Finally, cyberbulling is also common for children this age.

-Information to teens
- For teens cyberbulling is very common. More than four in ten teens have report that they have experienced some form of cyberbullying within the last year. Cyberbuling is said to be more common with females than males. Now, teens use cell phones, internet, instant messaging, and text messaging cyberbulling.pngto talk to friends. Teenagers also use facebook a lot. And tend to friend or accept a person they do not know. On facebook, you can add pictures and information, like your phone number. You can also, add a protection lock on your pages and walls so only YOUR REALfriends can see them. If you add someone you don’t know and don’t have a protection lock, the person you have accepted has figured out all your information. Please put protection locks on everything and don’t give out any personal information. You may be endangering your self to people who are stalkers and creeps.

-Information for people in their 20s
- Twenty year olds are more aware of the dangers of the internet. But, cyberbulling can happen to them too. When you are in your twenties, you are probably in college, unless of course, you didn’t go to college, but that is beside the point. In college, there are no parents to tell you what you can and cannot do. Be responsible! Below are percents that have been recorded for twenty year olds.
71% reported receiving messages online from someone they don’t know.
45% have been asked for personal information by someone they don't know.
30% have considered meeting someone that they’ve only talked to online.
14% have actually met a person face-to-face they they’ve only spoken to over the Internet.
40% reported that they’ll usually reply and chat with that person that they do not know.
18% said they’ll tell an adult.

-Information for people in their 50s
-Many adults use banks like PNC and Bank of America for depositing checks and getting money from their bank accounts. And they also, buy objects with their credit card. Many times someone steals a persons credit card number and uses the number as their own. When you buy something it shows up on your bank account that you can look up on the computer. If and when you find out your credit card has been stolen IMMEDIATELY DELETE your credit card and order another one. Besides that, here is a fun fact, 42% of parents do not monitor the messages sent and received by their teens. Parents should be monitor what their kids send and receive on their phones.

- Information for people in their 70s
- Adults in their seventies typically don’t use computers, but sometimes they do. For people in their fifties and seventies, the same things apply for both. Sometimes, cruel and stupid young people make fun of elders, which is harassment.

INFORMATION EVERYONE SHOULD BE AWARE ABOUT

Phishing
  • Phishing is when someone sends a false email, in other words a spam. A spam is an email that says, “CONGRATULATIONS you have just won the lottery click here.” If you click the spam, which you shouldn’t, you are linked to a virus in your computer or some nasty website showing thing you should not be seeing.

Identify Theft
  • Identify theft is when a person steals another person's identity. And that person pretends to be someone else by using that person's identity, which they stole. People steal identities because they want to access resources or gain credit in that person's name.

Instant Messaging
  • Instant messaging is very common today. You can talk to people you haven’t seen in awhile and talk to your friends for fun. But, sometimes it can be dangerous. You can add someone you do not know and they could find out all this information about you. It is not a good idea to add people you don’t know. You never know who you are talking too.

Chat Rooms
  • Chat rooms don’t necessarily need a user and password. In some chat room messages are monitored and some are not. People often use chat rooms to have “online sex,” also known as cybersex. DO NOT TALK TO PEOPLE THAT BRING UP ANTHING LIKE THAT. I know people have been told not todarn-spam.png accept people they do not know, but they do it anyway, which is NOT a smart idea. Be careful what you do in chat rooms and what you say.

Scams
  • Scams are just like spams. Scams are when people try to get money from you and spams are false advertising saying you have won money. Scams also, show up in email. They usually say, “HI my name is Bob, I am about to go into bankruptcy and need money. Just give me your name, number, address, and credit card number.” DELETE this email right away. Do not think twice about it. JUST DELETE!

Facebook
  • Now a day, a lot of people have facebook. It is a way to keep up with family and friends. You can put videos and pictures, you can practically do anything on facebook. But, just remember anything you put in the internet STAYS on the internet! People on facebook can create fake people and stalk others. But there is a way to have the stalkers not stalk your page. You can put a privacy setting on your page, so only your true friends and family can see your pictures and videos.

Sexual Predators
  • Sexual Predators, on the internet appear in chat rooms or other places. If they try to friend you don’t except it. If you don’t know who they are do not accept the request. ON the internet, if you accept their request and talk to them, they will probely protend to be someone they are not. They will say they are thirteen when they are fourty, which is wrong. They will ask you personal questions and try to have you visit them or they will come visit you.

Email
  • Emails contain spam and scams and all sorts of stuff. People have email contact people far away for an issue they are having or just to talk to family and friends. Many schools, families, and buisneesses have emails. They use them to contact students or parents, families use them to get in touch with family and friends or for job purposes, and businees for business emails to get to their co-workers. If you receive a spam or scam on your email DELETE it right away and do not click on the link.

Passwords
  • About everything you resister needs a password to keep the object or information protected. Your password should be hard something no one would think about except you. Just make sure it isn’t to hard that you would forget it. And NEVER give your password to anyone! You never know if that person will do something bad on your email and send a false email about someone or your friend. Be smart in NOT givind your password away to the world.

Bank Account Info
  • Bank account info is very important to everyone. Usually, when you are old enough to get a bank account it means the bakn can hold however much money you want, in the bank. For example, if you shop online and you buy something, it asks for your bank account number. That is fine, you can do that. But in an email if you get something that asks for your bank account info, do not give in. Be responable.

Harrasment
  • Harrasment is wrong and people should not be doing it. Harrasment means to annoy or to create an unpleasent situation. This happens on the computer, it is sorta like cyberbulling. It is when people tease others using hateful and hurtful words. Many people and childern say that they get harrassed at school. If this is happening to you tell an adult right away and don’t let it go any farther.

Cyberbulling
  • Cyberbulling is very common for every age. It is when someone, through the computer, tells some innocent person, that they are ugly or stupid. If this has happened to you tell an adult and remember:

YOU ARE AS SPECIAL AND BEAUTIFUL AS ANYBODY ELSE

There have many many reports of people killing themselves because of cyberbulling because it has got to be too much. Tell an adult before anything happens. And if you do tell someone the cyberbully that is bulling you can go to jail.

Sexting
  • Sexting is when someone sends a picture of themselves or someone else naked. If you send a picture under eighteen it is illegal. It is so disreaptful to do that, expecially if you send that picture to a minor. If it happnes to you tell an adult.





Sources

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