Social Networks

Communicating on the Internet can be a lot of fun. You can spend hours on social networking websites. However, responsible Internet users are aware of the benefits and dangers of social networks.  Research how you can keep yourself safe while socializing on the Internet and answer the questions below.






1.    What is a social network website?


2.    Give two examples of social network websites.


3.    What is one benefit of social networking?


4.    Who should you add as friends?


5.    Why should you be careful about what types of photos you post?


6.    What can you do to keep others from contacting you or looking at your information?


7.    What specific information should you not post or give out?  Why?


8.    What should you do if someone is making you feel uncomfortable online?





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