that's why it is important to know the difference between public and private information that you may not want to post or share online people have different ideas about what they want to keep private your online privacy includes establishing your own boundaries around what and how much information you share remember that the information you share online gradually leaves a footprint and therefore it's easy to track your digital footprint it's basically everything on the internet that is
about you it may include photos videos posts and comments that you write on friends pages when sharing and posting stuff online think about the long-term consequences a picture message your posts that you think is funny and harmless today could be seen by unintended audiences misunderstood downloaded or copied and misconstrued in the future for online media and social networks privacy settings are an important tool to help you decide how much information you share when and with
whom make sure you're familiar with the privacy settings of the different social networks and messaging services that you use and adjust them so that you're sharing only with people you trust and make sure you know what you're sharing for example did you know that many photos you share on social networks can be geo tagged and reveal your physical location while you may want to publicly share a photo of the cake you just baked in
your kitchen you might not want to tell the world where you live [Music] online privacy also means respecting the boundaries of others in the settings they choose remember if a friend shared something with you that doesn't mean that they want you to share it with everyone respect their decisions and don't over share the way you conduct yourself and treat others online will determine the kind of web you help create negative comments or actions create a
vicious cycle that we can fall into accidentally stop negativity and its tracks by being positive and redirecting the mood in other words be kind online remember that behind every username and avatar there is a real person with real feelings if you participate in online communities become familiar with the Community Guidelines if someone is being mean or not playing by the rules know that most social networks offer a way to report bad content and inappropriate behavior
reporting flagging and blocking are important tools to use finally if you see someone being the target of unkind words or actions online be enough standard not a bystander do not pass on messages that may be hurtful to someone else instead let the person who sent the message know that you do not think it's funny or acceptable make an effort to go over to the person to provide support and help them get help if
needed you can set an example by helping others appreciate that our communities are made better when different opinions are shared constructively and received respectfully remember you can help create the web that you want for yourself and for others be kind online and establish...
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