“Digital Citizenship” is how we interact online ethically, legally, and smartly. These resources will help you understand how to protect your online reputation and make sure your electronic trail doesn’t get you into trouble!
Google yourself, what not to post, and more.
Support for those being cyber-bullied.
3. Music Piracy
Don’t get in trouble with the law! Know how to avoid illegally downloading music and other media.
Even if your name isn’t attached, you still need to think before you post anything on social media!
A good password is a valuable thing. Concise guide to creating passwords that are hard to hack.
You might know about the “Nigerian Prince” scam, but there’s more out there. Here’s a list of scams and fraud to watch out for. Learn how to protect yourself!
7. What is a Troll?
Recognize anonymous internet harassment for what it is–threatening and illegal.
You use “cloud computing” everyday here at the Prep through Google docs and other associated apps. It’s a convenient way to store and access your data, but there are privacy and security concerns.
Your data isn’t as private as you think. Companies collect information on individuals and collectively through data mining, the process of sorting through the information people give away by “liking” or tagging things on Twitter, and what you have searched for and posted online.
The Government also collects information on individuals through their activities online.
GPS in your phone logs where you go. It might even tag posts with your location if you’re not careful. Learn why, and how to turn it off if you choose for Android and iOS.