Articles Tagged: internet safety

I just turned 14 and am going to start high school. I have a lot of social media accounts (Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, etc.), and am a little worried because there have been a lot of reports of cyberbullying at my new school. How can I make sure my accounts have the best privacy settings, so that what I share doesn’t get to people I don’t want seeing it?

One of the best ways to help ensure your privacy while using social media is to really know how the site or app works–watch their quick video tutorials, look at … read more

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Identity Theft

Many people know that identity theft is a national problem. However, did you know that identity theft is more common among kids, teenagers, and college students than any other age … read more

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Internet Safety

The Basics What is a URL? URL stands for “uniform resource locator.” You can think of it as a website’s “address,” and it is often called a website, web page, … read more

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Evaluating Health Information

The internet is a major source of information about health, but just because the information is published online doesn’t mean that it’s reliable. Sometimes a website that looks trustworthy is based on … read more

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young man textingHow much time should I spend on social media?

Online social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) are a fun way to keep in touch with friends and family, but if you’re having trouble logging off, there’s a good chance you’re spending way too much time on them. Take our quiz to find out if you should be concerned.

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