The first thing you should do is stop whatever you are doing online, you should block the person who has messaged you and you should most importantly, tell an adult you trust about what has happened. This person could be your parent or your Chatbudi.
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FAQ Category: Staying Safe Online
Reporting: A report is sent to the social media site regarding that user. You can still see each other’s content- it is not the same as blocking! This action is reversible. Blocking: This stops you and another user from seeing each other’s content. No report is sent to Instagram about that user. This action is […]
If reported inappropriate, the photo will be reviewed by Instagram and if they decide it is inappropriate, it not appear on the news feed of other account holders who are under 18 years.
Possibly, but not nearly as easily. If there is an identifying landmark, road sign, school crest in your photo or the background of your photo, this can give away clues to your location.
Any selfie posted online or sent via devices should be posted/ sent with care- no identifying information should be posted or sent. This is because when you send a selfie you lose control of the picture.
The most important thing to remember is that you should behave the same way you do in the real world as you do in the virtual world, when you are online. If you don’t talk to strangers in the real world, then you shouldn’t talk to them when you are online either. It is a […]
If you are allowed by whoever is at home to play against strangers online then it is usually OK to play against them on game’s consoles. However, you should only talk to people online who you have met in the real world first.