Not only are there viruses, hackers and spammers -- online predators and a bunch of evildoers are out there just waiting to pounce on teens in the digital world.You have probably heard of someone’s computer being hacked, his or her identity being stolen online, or even having some embarrassing pictures posted online. Well, if you use the following Internet safety tips, you have a good chance of being right.Please note that a complaint submitted through the online platform will not be considered unless you have raised it with us first.*Data based on an extrapolation from Research Now survey conducted in April 2018, among a representative sample of 10671 persons aged 18 in the UK, which has been combined with the total population of this age group (Source Eurostat 2018).3% of interviewees have ever been in a relationship with someone they claim having met on Match.We are a member of the Online Dating Association (ODA).If a web site is asking for too much information about you, take control and leave the site.(Again, would you give this information to some older stranger at the mall?The FBI gives an all-out blanket warning: “Never meet anyone in person that you meet online.” That said, many teens do make good friends online.
When you open your email one day, you might have 150 spam emails in your inbox as a result.
Just like in the real world, trust your gut instincts -- and walk away.
Even if your parents don’t know much about the Internet, tell them what types of web sites you go to.