Better safe than sorry is a rule that also applies to using the internet and making friends in cyberspace. Check out some of the links below for more information:

Think u know - Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom, at home or just to get with it.


The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours.

Chatdanger - a site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles. Read true stories and find out how to chat safely.

ConnectSafely is a forum, where parents, teens, educators, and experts discuss and learn about safe blogging and social networking. You might call this social networking about the social networks!

Sorted is a website designed by young people for young people. It aims to give you advice and information on computer security issues in a practical and simple way to help you sort out hassles such as spyware, Trojans, spam or identity theft.

Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online; learn how to navigate these spaces safely with OnGuardOnline.

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Kids' rules for online safety from SafeKids

Comprehensive resource of internet safety tips backed up by statistical data to underscore the importance of each tip.