Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The internet is a dangerous place

The Internet is a dangerous place but I believe that when used safely and correctly it proves to be helpful and useful.

When roaming the Internet you will find that its a very powerful tool and sometimes in a not so positive way.  Even though it is a great place to meet new people, and keep in touch with others it can develop to cause negative things that not only you can see but also everybody else who is your friend. Cyberbullying is a common issue that young people are having in the 21st century due to socializing sites being very popular. A great tip to having a safe place on socializing sites is to be sure to choose your friends carefully and if you don't make sure to unfriend and block them immediately so that they do not keep making your socializing space a negative place.

Having Internet around young children can influence their knowledge of things in so many ways. It makes everything so much funner and easier to have these days, but what if they accidentally access something inappropriate? Of course this can all happen at a click of a button. What are you gonna do? No worries you can always block these inappropriate websites with these easy steps:
1. Load your Internet explorer
2. Click Tools
3. Click Internet Options
4. Click the Privacy tab
5. Under the Privacy window, Click Sites
6. Type in the site address that you want to Block and Click OK. Remember this technique only blocks on one site at a time. Parental control software will allow you to block multiple sites and categories.

The Internet is such a helpful and useful place to be all the time whether its to do with doing your homework or even doing your shopping. Its really easy and can save you so much time. So how can that be dangerous? But you never know at a touch of a button you can suddenly end up having a virus that can destroy your computer in seconds. So be sure to recognise fake ads or anything you think might look weird. Don't believe everything you see on it because you never know whats gonna happen or where its gonna make you end up.

My conclusion is that the Internet can be 100% safe if you know how it works and how to use it. Plus its super helpful in multiple ways :)

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1 comment:

  1. Well written. I like the tips you have given and the approach / slant you took to deciding if the internet was dangerous or not :)