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Stay Safe on Social Networking Sites

Social networking sites (e.g., Facebook®, Youtube®), are used widely; but, we must learn how to be safe on such sites. While these sites can increase your circle of friends, they also can increase your exposure to people with less-than-friendly intentions. Learn how to help your kids - and other family members - socialize online safely.


What can you do to protect yourself?

  • Make sure your computer is protected before visiting sites
  • Do not assume you are in a trusted environment
  • Be cautious in how much personal information you provide
  • Use common sense when communicating with users you DO know
  • Use common sense when communicating with users you DON'T know
  • Understand what information is collected and shared
  • Make sure you know what sites your child is visiting

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Additional information and resources for educating citizens on cyber issues and implementing sound cyber security practices are available at the following websites:


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