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3 tips to keeping safe online

Here are Anomaly’s 3 tips to keeping safe online. 3 simple tips to keeping safe online can be found in this blog post. Read below to find out how to making sure you’re keeping safe online. Be wary of emails  Emails are always are a great tool for communicating with family and friends, but it’s always important to make sure every is keeping safe online. If you receive an email from someone you don’t know, do not open it. It could be a virus or contain offensive pictures. Make sure you encourage your children to tell a responsible adult who can then deal with the situation. When sending an email, never give out any personal information. Information like your name, address or school. Chatting online Chatting online on things like Instant Messaging is a fun way to communicate with your friends and family. Remind your child that some people you meet online might not be who they say they are. Make sure people on your child’s IM contact list are people you know in the real world. If someone adds your child that you don’t know, make sure you block them from contacting you. Make sure your child is never meeting up with someone they have met online – you can’t know for sure if they are who they claim to be. Tell an adult if someone you have met online asks to meet up with you. Remember to ensure your child is treating people with respect when chatting online; think before you allow them to send a message which might be upsetting to another person. Social networking Social networking sites are great for communicating with friends. Any information you add about yourself on social networking sites can be seen by anyone in the world – providing too much information about yourself may mean people you don’t know are able to find you. Make sure your child is not too open with personal information on social networks, keep your accounts locked down to give the least information possible. If you would like to incorporate any Anomaly technology into your school, or find out more about our vast range of services in the education sector please do not hesitate to call us on 0844 579 0880 or alternatively you can email us on the usual address info@anomalygroup.co.uk Twitter | Facebook