Internet Survival Guide


Slide 2: The Internet has changed communication. Before Internet, there was no way to connect with people beside meeting up with them in cafe and bars to keep in touch with them. Nowadays there is plenty of ways to communicate with people and furthermore meeting new people from all over the world. For example, Facebook has changed the way we communicate. In Facebook you could communicate with your friends and also meet new people.

Slide 3: Immediacy refers to how fast something gets spread and or post onlines. Permanence means that something is being permanently posted online. Lack of Control means that when you post something you lose all control of where that post may end up and who that post might end up with.

Slide 4: Immediacy, Permanence and lack of Control affects both our offline and online identities and lives. Immediacy effects our online and offline identities and lives because of how fast something gets spread and or post online and before you even get to deleted people had already seen it before and furthermore screenshotted it. Permanence effects our online and offline identities and lives because as soon as you post something there is no way to get them back. Lack of control affects our online and offline identities and lives because when you post something you don’t know who have control over them and who lose control of it. For example, like the story of Amanda Todd, the fifteen year girl who took her own life when she lost control of what she posted online to an anonymous person. She couldn’t get back her things she posted and it was lack of control.

Slide 5: One way I could actively manage my identity and reputation online is that I should be aware of things I post online and don’t post anything that others won’t like. One way I could protect my identity and reputation is that I should be well informed who I talk to online and who I send and share things to.

Slide 6: The internet does have rules. You can’t do anything inappropriate and do things that could affect others lives and harm them. In terms of using Internet, there is a privacy policy. You have to agree with that policy in order to use that website which almost all things in Internet has. For example, Instagram that has a privacy policy. The Instagram’s privacy policy is about things you could do and things you can’t do.

Slide 8: Cyber bullying is a bullying that take place using electronic devices. It’s where someone harasses an individual or a group of people. 2 kinds of cyber bullying are impersonation and harassment. Impersonation is when someone is pretending to someone sending mean and rude things. Harassment is when someone is repeatedly sending things to someone else online.

Slide 9: The advises for victims are that if you are getting harassed and bullied online just know that don’t be down for anyone. Instead immediately see a trusted person and share what is happening with you. Record what everything they’re doing it to you but don’t respond or try to fight back. The advises for bullies are that you can’t always be harassing people, one day everyone will find about you and you could get punished for it. You could get consequences and repercussions. The advises for bystanders are that you should help everyone you are seeing getting assault because you never know when it will happen to you and you won’t get any help from others. So be aware of your surroundings and help others who are in troubles.

Slide 10: Five tips for using the Internet is that first don’t put personal information online for anything. Second, think before you post something because once you post something you lose control of it. Thirdly, be aware of people you add as a friend in social media. Fourthly, don’t argue with someone that is bullying you meaning don’t respond or fight back but instead record everything. Lastly, remember that not everyone online is who they are in reality.