Internet Safety for Teens
It’s important to stay safe while exploring online. The following sites offer helpful tips for Internet safety.
In addition to providing basic rules of safety for the Internet, this site gives specific guidelines regarding chat rooms, instant messaging, e-mail, social networking and cyberbullying.
This site offers safety tips and advice that cover “sexting,” cyberbullying and social networking among other topics. Includes tips en Español.
Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens
The Federal Trade Commission provides facts for consumers to help them protect their safety when socializing online.
Get Net Wise
Teens offer basic online safety tips for other teens. Other topics covered are privacy issues and risks from various technologies such as chat rooms, file sharing, instant messaging and more.
El NetSmartz Workshop (Taller NetSmartz)
NetSmartz ofrece actividades innovadoras de seguridad en el Internet mediante el uso de las más avanzadas tecnologías 3-D y del Internet.
A site about the potential dangers of interactive services online like chat, IM, online games and e-mail, as well as on mobiles.
MySpace Safety Tips
Anything you post publicly could embarrass you or expose you to danger. MySpace offers its own guidelines for using social networking sites.
Wired Teens helps kids enjoy a safe, educational and fun Internet.
Connect Safely Forum
This is a social networking about social networking—an online forum where teens discuss and learn about safe blogging and social networking.