Internet Survival Guide

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

A:The internet has changed communication by texting and calling instead of meeting up in person.

2. 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.

A:Immediacy- posting something and immediately posted to the world

Permanence-posting something something online, and that post is up permanently even if you delete it

Lack of Control- posting something online, you’ve lost all control of it. It is now in the hands of the viewers

B.This could affect your online life because you could embarrassed. For example, there is famous meme out on social media, never was intended though, the girl was just joking around. This could affect your offline life by getting in the way of personal things. For example, it was a girl that posted something bad about her boss. Her boss ended up seeing it and the lady lost her job.  

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

A:Keep a private page, and don’t follow anybody that you don’t know.

B. Make sure that your username is secure. Don’t hand out your password

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

A.Yes. There are laws for using the internet, and social media sites have policies

5.Define cyberbullying in your own words.

A.Cyberbullying is doing or saying something harmful to somebody online

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

A.Saying something offensive to somebody online and tagging them


Provide advice for: victims, bullies and bystanders of cyberbullying

  1. Use the think method

Is it…






Your Top 5 tips for using the Internet

  1. Treat others the way you want to be treated

  2. Follow the laws and policies

  3. If you need help, don’t hesitate to ask a parent or trusted adult

  4. SECURE your password (make sure you make a password that only you could know)

  5. Don’t communicate with people you don’t know over the internet