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How to Behave Online

Behaving online means treating people how you want to be treated. Don't bully, be respectful, and don't share personal information. Think before you post or comment.

Be Polite

Avoid using bad language or saying hurtful things online to respect others and maintain a positive environment. Cursing back will not solve the problem.

Be Nice

Words can hurt or heal. Use them always for a good cause. Don't say or do anything online that could hurt someone's feelings or make them feel bad.

Be on the lookout

Don't add or talk to people online who you haven't met in real life to keep yourself safe.

Be Careful

Aavoid clicking on links, friend requests, photos, or ads from unknown sources. They might lead to harmful websites or downloads.

Think Critically

Don’t believe everything online. There is a lot of inaccurate information online so check with an adult, a book, a friend, or a website to check the reliability of the information.

Be Kind to Firends

Try to include all your friends and don’t leave anyone out. If you have a group of friends that you met in real life and you play with them, don’t leave someone out when you play together.

Be Mindful of Others

The Importance of consent (permission for something to happen) when posting pictures online. Don’t share pictures of yourself and don’t share pictures of others or post something about them without their permission (consent). It's not safe to share your own or someone else's pictures online without their permission. Keep yourself and them private.

Remember to Say No

When someone asks you to do something online that you don't feel comfortable with, it's okay to say "No". You should not feel that you have to do something you don't like to make other happy.

Share with care

Be careful what you post online. You might reveal a lot of personal information without knowing it. Remember that the Internet never forgets.