Online safety conversation

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Instructions

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Transcript

Charlie: Mum! That's my computer!

Mum: I know, I know. Don't worry, I'm changing your privacy settings.

Charlie: Privacy settings?

Mum: Yes. There are privacy settings on your social networking sites. Your account is totally public at the moment, and you're logged in!

Charlie: Oh. What are the privacy settings for?

Mum: To make you safe online. You want to be safe, don't you? And for the right people to see your information, not EVERYONE.

Charlie: Everyone?

Mum: Yes. If you don't change your privacy settings, when you upload a photo, anyone can see it. It's important to change them so only your friends can see them. You don't want everyone to see everything, do you?

Charlie: No! But I can delete things, can't I?

Mum: Well, you can, but it's very difficult. Some things stay there forever.

Charlie: That's really scary, Mum.

Mum: Don't worry, but you must learn how to stay safe. You mustn't tell anyone your password!

Charlie: I won't!

Mum: Crazy Charlie one two one, isn't it?

Charlie: Mum! Yes, it is. How …

Mum: It's on your notebook. Right there. On your desk. It isn't a very secret place, is it?

Charlie: No, it isn't.

Discussion

How do you stay safe online?

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Comments

Submitted by SK0272ingles on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 02:35

I think that the internet is very dangerous becouse is free

Submitted by fmchancosic on Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:05

I stay safe online because I never share my personal data and I often update my security settings.

Submitted by rainyhappy on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:27

I turn off the automatically accept new friends on social media. It means that if someone want to be my friend on social media, they have to ask me for permission first.

Submitted by A01178822 on Mon, 02/28/2022 - 22:42

Stop using or try to reduce the consumption of plastic in our day to day. Also make us really aware of the problem we generate by not taking care of our planet as we should.

Submitted by Francisco on Wed, 02/02/2022 - 23:29

You can stay safe online by doing the following: protecting your personal information, using social media safely, monitoring your online safety, creating strong passwords, and not passing passwords on to friends or strangers.

Submitted by Valdez on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:51

I think that you can make safe online making yours accounts privacy and also change your password to something more strong so in this way you can be safe in online social. From will

Submitted by Valdez on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:45

I always get sure that my password is a difficult word or combination of words or numbers to be sure that nobody can know it and doesn't share with no one.

Submitted by obed27k on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:36

I may use a strong password, and I may not say it to anyone, I'll also put everything in private and make any necessary configuration for my accounts so they be private, and only people who I want can see my information.

Submitted by A01285833 on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:35

My password is the very hard, only me knows the password, i have my accounts in privets and i dont publish anythink on it.

Submitted by A01285215_TEC on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:35

Pedro Is very important to take your accounts in private because everything of you can be known, all the things you get up never will be down of internet is for all the life. So all the accounts you have you need to be in privates and with people that you know

Submitted by A01286579 on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:31

I use strong password and keep them in notes in my phone, in a private note, which needs a password to enter which is easy to memorice for me.

Submitted by A01642316 on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:30

How do you stay safe online? What I do is that I do not add strangers to my online accounts, I always change my password once at month, I never talk to strangers online and I never have a public account, all of my accounts are always private.

Submitted by A01286579 on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:27

Putting all the information in private and with the password i use letters and numbers

Submitted by A01178822 on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 22:26

I think that the beast way to be safe in online is using a good and not easy password in your counts, another think is try to don’t use the same password in all the sites (email, shop online, etc).

Submitted by Fenic on Wed, 10/13/2021 - 07:25

I use strong passwords.

Submitted by nguyenhuong97 on Fri, 10/01/2021 - 16:01

I always use strong passwords and don't write everywhere. I don't share private information on social network sites

Submitted by A01286985 on Mon, 09/13/2021 - 21:26

I can be safely online by limiting the contacts that can see my data and personal information. It is important not to accept or converse with strangers

Submitted by Gerardo on Tue, 09/07/2021 - 21:50

1. I keep my privacy settings on 2. I keep my personal information limited 3. i am carefull what i download 4. i choose strong parswords

Submitted by mau_rdz on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:58

The thing that I do for stay safe online is to not upload to the internet personal information like my complete name, my date of birth, my location or things of my school.

Submitted by LeilanyMontes on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:56

Rubi I stay safe in the internet by keeping my passwords to myself and not sharing them as it is very important not to forget them as it would be a bit complicated to get them, it is very important to keep them private as someone could get them without hour consent and it would bring consequences.

Submitted by LeilanyMontes on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:50

Jorge The way I protect my account it's not putting the location on the pictures or in my stories and not uploading pictures near where I live.

Submitted by Andre on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:48

I always take my passwords and put in a notebook , then I put the notebook in a safe place. I don't write any information about myself on social media.

Submitted by andresduenez on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:44

To keep my privacy untouched I configure my accounts in order to make them private and not add strangers. Also, sometimes I don't give some real information if it is not necessary. Even though, I don't post about my personal life: here I go, what my age is, or what people I relate to.

Submitted by LeilanyMontes on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:40

I stay safe online putting difficult passwords that only i know, keeping my account private, not accepting people i don't konow and not entering unknown sites

Submitted by A01286304MELI on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:40

I think staying safe online is very important to save personal information from trangers. My way to stay safe online is not talk anyone about my all password in social network, plus not click web page unclearly.

Submitted by A01286304MELI on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:38

change the passwords of my accounts from time to time, do not give it or tell it to anyone, connect with known or trusted people, report strangers or block it well i to give my passwords to my parents to they protect me

Submitted by a01424620 on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:37

To stay safe online, my social media accounts are not public, I don’t Post my location, I have friends added only and I do not talk to strangers.
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Submitted by LeayPR on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:36

I try to always use a secure password that only I really know and I try not to talk to strangers or open strange links.

Submitted by A01286124 on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:36

Avoid the messages from the people you don't know. That's the way to keep yourself safe. Moreover, we shouldn't give private information to anybody. i never share my pasdwords with my familie, my friend .this is special to me

Submitted by a01285859 on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:34

i don´t add strange people to my media, i have a private account, i don´t post where i am or who i am with.

Submitted by LuisaM on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:31

Don't add friend with strangers Don't share your password Don't give strangers my information Don't trust strangers

Submitted by LuisTonchez03 on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 21:27

I stay safe because I almost never share my personal data or where I live, I always keep a line between my social and online life. Don't trust strangers
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Submitted by fanny on Wed, 08/11/2021 - 16:35

I don´t respond messages of unknown people, also I don´t share passwords or phone numbers in sites that are´t of reliable sources.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Thu, 08/05/2021 - 11:23

I don’t use Social Media, but if I use it one day, I want that all people in the world can see my posts, because I like it. I don’t write my passwords on paper like this boy, I always keep my passwords in my mind. I don’t write many informations about me in websites and online chats. I don’t say anyone my passwords. Thanks for reading and be safe in the internet!

Submitted by Ammar on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 18:45

I stay safe online through being not active at social media that means I share a few personal info. and private photos.
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Submitted by MuradYT on Sat, 06/05/2021 - 10:04

Don't add friend with strangers Don't share your password Don't give strangers my information Don't trust strangers

Submitted by GGO_Toxic on Tue, 03/02/2021 - 18:24

Don't write any important private information on the internet or show any private information.

Submitted by A01285868 on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 21:30

What I do is follow a set of rules to protect my passwords, as long as it is combined with upper and lower case, that it has at least one number, and that it has several letters. My information is private, and what I have to share on social networks, I only do it with trusted people.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Thu, 01/07/2021 - 07:03

I use strong password. I don't add strangers. I don't share my private life's photos and videos.

Submitted by Luna on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 08:59

Don't add friend with strangers Don't share your password Don't give strangers my information Don't trust strangers
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Submitted by Xuka on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 12:30

I have several ways to stay safe online such as: - I always use strong passwords for my computer, smartphone, and social media sites. And I use a different password for each of them. - I carefully select with friend requests. If I don't know the person, I don't accept the request. - I click links with caution, especially content that does not sound like something my friend would post. - I'm careful about what I share. Don’t reveal sensitive personal information ie: home address, phone number. - I set up the privacy policies of the social media channels I used and customized my privacy settings to control who sees what. - Finally, I always remember to log off when I'm done.
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Submitted by Xuka on Sun, 08/16/2020 - 18:53

I have some ways to stay safe online. - Firstly, I never show my password for anyone both my computer and social networks. I don’t use the same easy-to-remember password on all my social networking sites. - Secondly, I don't add friends with strange people on social networks. And I'm vigilant in watching for suspicious activity in my News Feed, my Wall, and my Inbox. I never, ever click suspicious links. - Thirdly, I keep my private info private.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Mon, 08/10/2020 - 12:14

I use a difficult password. This password is nowhere written.
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 17:20

Do not pass password to friends and strangers.
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Submitted by DIGIOTANIMES on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 20:20

change the passwords of my accounts from time to time, do not give it or tell it to anyone, connect with known or trusted people, report strangers or block it

Submitted by _16lx on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 22:38

- I chose a difficult password - I don't share my location - I don't saner my private information

Submitted by KarinaBeltranUV on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 06:41

Because in this text I was able to relate what his mother tells him to change the privacy settings of his internet account, so that when browsing he does it with security and that not all users can see his information, and relate it to what that my mom tells me since we live in a world with advanced technology and anyone can steal personal information from us, therefore we should all have our information secure.

Submitted by LDNC on Thu, 11/21/2019 - 22:03

three tips are: 1.Do not share information when i am online 2.Ido not accept requests from strengers. 3.I never give my passwords

Submitted by Thu on Wed, 06/19/2019 - 11:06

I even don't have my own computer or phone. But of course, I want to stay safe online, who doesn't want? 1. Don't make friends with strangers. 2. Shouldn't trust easily on strangers we meet online! 3. Never share your own password even who you know (if you like). ___________________________________________________ THANKS FOR READING : )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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Submitted by Shashi on Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:28

Yes.I'm careful person. 1.I don't add strange friends. 2.I change a privacy setting regularly. 3.I read instructions.
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