Thank you to everyone who has taken part in the Online Safety Quiz and posted on the Blog!
Here are the answers to the quiz:
- What kind of information should you not post online?
Christy (3K) – personal information, your own details, rude pictures, your address.
Georgie (4B) – You Should Not Post Your Personal Details Online For Example Your Postcode And Where You Live.
Mollie (4B) – what you put online is your email address and your school email address and pictures of you in your uniform
Ashton (4H) – Personal details – full name, address, school, age etc.
Mr C- You shouldn’t publish any information that is personal to you such as your address, school, email address etc. Most people know this as ‘Personal Details’ or ‘Personal Information’.
- Can you name 3 features of a strong password?
3K- Use numbers, use a long password and use lower and uppercase letters.
Daniel and Shaheen (4B) – not your name, not your phone pin, not your bank number
Destiny and Graham (4H- name include numbers and punctuation
Mr C- 3 main features of a strong password are a combination of upper and lower case letters as well as numbers, you could also use special characters/punctuation marks as well.
- Once you have posted a comment, video or picture online, how long does it stay online?
3K- We think that even if you delete a picture/video it could still possibly be online because others can save and share it.
Jack and Siaka (4H) – forever
Mr C- most people getting this one correct, anything posted online is there forever, even if you delete the post. Some people also saying others can share the link which is correct and some social media companies actually own the right to use the photograph you have posted online. Think back to the newspaper article I talked about in the assembly, employers will now look at social media as part of their background checks when you go for a job or interview.
- What is currently the most popular social media site?
3K- We think that the most popular social media site is YouTube.
Mr C- There is a wide range of social media websites/apps available at the moment, with the top 5 consisting of Facebook, You Tube, Instagram, Twitter and Reddit; Facebook being the number 1 according to official figures published in February 2017.
- If someone begins messaging/talking to you online, who can you report it to?
Daniel and Shaheen (4B) – Police, teacher, parents, CEOP
Kiera and Tommy Joe (4B) – You can report it to your parents, teacher family member, some who you know.
3K- The people who made the game or website, the police, teachers and parents or carers, Think You Know.
Natalie and Annie-Rose (4B) – You can report it to your parents, CEOP, teachers and police.
Mr C- There are an number of people you can report incidents like this such as parents/carers/guardians, teachers/people at school, CEOP, police and also the website creators themselves.
- What can you change on your online profile to keep your information secure?
4B- you should make profile private.
3K- Change your privacy settings
Megan N and Megan J- privacy settings
Mr C- I think most people got this correct- privacy settings should be set to their highest possible setting.
- What phrase is used when a person/group of people begin sending messages or posting comments online, that are hurtful or unkind towards a person/group of people?
Mr C- if this is continued for a long period of time, it is classed as cyber-bullying. It does not just have to be messages on social media/the internet, it can also include text messages as well.
- Is it OK to shout, call someone names or send abusive messages over an online game? Why/why not? Explain your answer.
3K- It is not okay because it might hurt somebody’s feelings. It might also make them not want to go back online again, it is only a game.
Maria and Tyler (4H) – no, because they might be offensive
Mr C- this is absolutely not OK to go- it could be hurtful, offensive and can result in serious punishments.
- What are the potential risks of adding a ‘friend’ on social media that you do not know?
Owen and Gaynor-Ann (4H) – because they are strangers
Zaraah and Megan H (4H) – because they might get distracted and give out information
3K- They could start bullying you, they might try and hack your account, they might try to meet up with you and hurt you, and they could be lying about who they are.
Brooke L (4B) – the person you add can send you abuse messages
Mr C- adding people on social media sites that you don’t know could potentially lead to a wide variety of situations- some fantastic answers from the posts above.
- Finally, write your top 3 Golden Rules when going online to stay safe.
Don’t talk to strangers.
Don’t post personal information, pictures or videos online.
Be kind online!
Don’t put stuff on about yourself, don’t go on social media co they might make fun of you, don’t make friends with strangers
Don’t put information on about yourself
tell someone if your being bullied
don’t tell people where u go
You need to be careful because people are dangerous
they can be nasty. Don’t put details on and don’t be mean to others
Never talk to strangers
Make sure you go on privacy settings and make it so only friends can see your pictures and your private things
Always make sure if you feel hurt tell some one
Put privacy settings, never put inappropriate pictures on and always report abusive messages
Do not use my real name or take pictures of my uniform or tell anyone personal details.
Only add people you know, don’t send nasty messages and don’t cause arguments
Mr C- I can’t really add anything else- you have thought really carefully about these answers- WELL DONE!