The internet is a great way to connect with your friends and learn new things. There are a few ways you can help make sure you're not in danger when you use the internet.
Don't upload or share anything you wouldn't want your parents, teachers or friends seeing. Anything you send can be shared with other people and you can't be sure who will end up seeing it.
The best way to keep your name and location private is to not include it on your profile.
You can hide your profile picture from people you don't know.
To change your privacy settings on Snapchat, go to your profile and tap the gear icon.
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Scroll down to "Who can...": Instagram sets your account to public automatically, which means that anyone can see what you do or post.
Make sure that you keep it updated or ask an adult to help you.
Check a website is secure Before entering private information such as passwords or payment details, look for the padlock symbol after the web address or 'https' in front of the web address in your browser.
Think before you click If you receive an email from a stranger, think before clicking on a link or an attachment - it could contain a virus.
Cover your webcam If you're not using your webcam: Check your privacy settings Check the settings on your apps and devices regularly to see what’s being shared.