A comprehensive and accessible guide to the key areas of safety and digital citizenship. This will be useful for parents, teachers and most young people. It provides short clear explanations of common issues including plagiarism and identity theft. The guide is here.
Useful things for young people aged 14 and over
Useful 2 minute video by Commonsense Media and Joaquin E. Jutt on digital footprint.
An article looking at how we may sometimes forget, when we're online, the sound advice our parents gave us
Privacy is dead, or so the saying goes. Thanks to constant tracking online, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram, blogs, and all the rest, we have all killed, or helped murder, the concept of privacy in the digital era. Nothing is secret anymore, either because we don't want it to be, or just don't realize the consequences of living our lives through computer systems that can record our every move. Might as well just lay it all out there. After all, if you don't have anything to hide, you don't have anything to fear – right? Read the rest of the article
A short and powerful video on sharing images and the associated dangers.
This article discusses the issues relating to what happens when our online behaviour is put under scrutiny.