Came across to one news about cyberbullying . One girl in India was a regular Facebook user. Like any other teenager. She uploaded her pictures with friends and family.obviously people could view her profile and pictures as well. She did not change the security section to privacy . The result, somebody created another account and used her Facebook pictures, wrote that she is a prostitute. The girl belonged to a respectable middle class family and when they came to know about it, they all committed suicide. Really sad. How one person’s fun can really end the life of other.
I was searching the net for staying safe online. I could get some information on it. I am sharing it here.
Social Networking Sites
Some of us have orkut account or Facebook profile that lets us chat with friends or communicate with other users. These ‘social networks’ let you upload photos and videos for others to see and add people to an online friends list.
Social networks are a great way of keeping in touch but one should think carefully before adding someone to the list of friends or posting information. We must always make sure that we know the person well before adding him/her. Strangers might be not good and have negative intentions.
Using the internet
There are lots of sites around that allow us to chat to other people on the web through various chat rooms . Which is great and fun as we can find like minded people to have conversation but we should always be careful not to pass on our personal details. We never know whom we are chatting with actually. It is very easy to pretend anyone while online. People can lie about their age, proffession place and everything and anything. Do not trust people blindly and easily.
Hope we are all careful and use the Internet wisely. Live and let live.