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What are the dangers of the internet?

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In the online world, new etiquette challenges abound. In order to reap the benefits of socializing and making new friends, teens often disclose information about themselves that would typically be part of an acceptable “getting-to-know-you” process offline (name, school, personal interests, etc.). https://internetsafety101.org/snsdangers
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Since kids are often trying to catch the attention of and gain approval from their peers, some teens tend to post content to appear popular or to gain a response from others in their online community; teens jockey for status, post risqué pictures, brag about the previous weekend’s adventures, and can easily use this digital space to humiliate others or post inappropriate content.
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What are the dangers of the internet? How do you avoid these dangers?
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One of the biggest flaws in the use of the Internet as a social tool is that what's posted in cyberspace can get out of hand quickly and be extremely hard to get rid of. Combine this with a child's immature judgment or an adolescent's poor impulse control, and you have a recipe with the potential for disaster.
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The damaging effects of bullying can be severe. It's a more real-world concern in terms of life-death threats. Hundreds of teen suicides every year are directly tied to bullying.
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Consider using filtering software that monitors and records instant messaging and chat room conversations, as well as websites visited.
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Most people don't realize the degree to which they are being tracked every time they go through cyberspace. It's been a point of contention among privacy advocates for many years now.
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Anonymity is the greatest strength that Internet users have. It may be difficult to form a genuine connection with a stranger behind this veil of anonymity. As kids who are well accustomed to the internet culture trying to form genuine friends online, it is important to keep in mind the nature of information that is shared. For example if the information is already publicly available (on your Facebook profile for instance) it may be fine, but sensitive information is best not shared.
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Most people don't realize the degree to which they are being tracked every time they go through cyberspace. It's been a point of contention among privacy advocates for many years now.
People are tracked and it's so easy to get information about your preferences. It's scary.
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Install Internet filtering software to block porn sites from any computer your child has access to.
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The threat of online predators scares the sh-t out of me. It can hapen to anyone regardless of age. It's not at all uncommon for people to flirt or engage in sexually explicit exchanges with adults they meet online, and sometimes this leads to actual encounters.
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Use a monitoring program that filters pornography keywords in several languages. Why? Because some teens have figured out how to get around filters by typing in porn-related search terms in other languages.
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Use a monitoring program that filters pornography keywords in several languages. Why? Because some teens have figured out how to get around filters by typing in porn-related search terms in other languages.
They can find anything on the internet so it's no shock they can go around filters.
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Exposure to sex or pornography. There are known cases with adults becoming ‘hooked’ on viewing pornography, and thus have damaged their adult relationships or broken up their marriages. If it can be a danger for adults, it can certainly be a danger to children and teens.
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Camera phones, digital cameras and web cams are everywhere these days, and kids can be victims of their own inexperience with new technology. Many post pictures, videos or notes online that they later regret.
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