How can I be a good friend online?
Positive and Proactive Behaviours Chatting with our friends online is a great way to stay in touch but sometimes we fall out with our friends. Things we say online can easily be misunderstood – for example you may find a joke really funny but it might upset your friend. Some apps let you see when […]
Is there a difference between online friends and offline friends?
Trust and Critical Reasoning It can be great to chat with new people online but you should only add people that you trust offline (like family and friends from school) to your friends/contacts lists. Once you add someone to your list, they may be able to see more of your personal data or contact you […]
Why would a stranger contact me online?
Trust and Critical Reasoning There are lots of reasons why a stranger might contact you – from wanting to be your friend to asking for help to trying to sell you something. If a stranger contacts you, always think about what it is they want. If they say anything or ask you to do anything […]
Can I talk online to people I don’t know?
Trust and Critical Reasoning Lots of games and apps allow you to talk with people all over the world – some games even team you up with new people every time you play. This can be a lot of fun! You should always remember that people you only know online are strangers – be kind, […]