Internet Survival Guide

  1. An explanation of how the Internet has changed communication. Make sure to use at least one specific example.

The internet has changed communication because now you don’t have to be face to face to communicate. People are in online relationships and the internet makes it more likely for them to be in a relationship. However,people are more likely to be less social in person than they are on the internet.

  1. Define Immediacy, Permanence and Lack of Control as they pertain to the Internet and explain how Immediacy, Permanence and Lack of Control affect both our offline and our online identities and lives. Include at least one example for each.

Immediacy pertaining to the internet is when you do something on the internet it immediately could go out to your internet service provider.

Permanence pertaining to the internet is when you do something, you can't really undo it.

Lack of control pertaining to the internet is when you post something or do something on the internet, you have no control over who does what with your stuff.

  1. What are two ways that you can actively manage and protect your identity and your reputation online? (one of each)

You can protect your identity by not sharing certain information that could be considered as private. You can also protect your reputation by not posting or sharing private things that you shouldn’t share with anyone online.

  1. Answer the question: “Does the Internet have rules?” Use at least one specific example.

The internet does have rules but people don’t follow them  

  1. Define cyberbullying in your own words.

Cyberbullying is harassing or bullying someone online. It can be done intentionally or unintentionally.

  1. Describe at least 2 kinds of cyberbullying and why they are considered cyberbullying

Trolling. Trolling is considered cyberbullying because it is doing something for the sole purpose of annoying someone or making them frustrated.
Outing. Outing is considered cyberbullying because it’s sharing someone’s personal things without their permission.

  1. Provide advice for: victims, bullies and bystanders of cyberbullying

-Ignore mean things people can say.
-Don’t jump into arguments on social media.
-Don’t say mean or hurtful things to people online.
-provide advice for people who are actually being bullied.
-Don’t share personal information with anyone you don’t know.

  1. Your Top 5 tips for using the Internet

Don’t share  private information
Don’t post explicit/private photos.
Don’t associate with people you don’t really know
Don’t share your passwords with people
Don’t harass people (cyberbullying)