Most ICTs have risks of danger. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use them but you
should be aware of the risks and how to be safe from the potential dangers. Here
is a list of some types of ICTs that have risks: social networking sites, sharing
text/video/photos, online games, instant messaging sites, discussion boards, when
researching online, and emails.
What are the risks?
There are lots of risks of using ICTS. Here is a list of some of the potential dangers:
-Websites containing harmful, explicit or inappropriate pictures and videos
-People aren’t always who they say they are online
-Being asked or pressured into a private chat area or doing things you don’t feel
-Being groomed online by sexual predators
How can I be safe online?
+ Never give out personal information
+ Make your parents aware of how you use the Internet