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Become Cyber-Smart with Wise Netizen

PRITHIV on December 02, 2015

Preteens today are exposed to high levels of technology at such a young and vulnerable age. They lack the maturity to behave responsibly online. It is of utmost importance that parents learn how to protect them against online dangers. A wise netizen is a person who
  • Knows how to behave like a responsible digital citizen
  • Can protect self and her children from cybercrimes like cyberbullying
  • Teaches her children proper net etiquette
Wise Netizen answers all questions without parents’ even having to ask them. The website's in-house online safety experts are always on stand-by, in case parents have any queries about safe surfing. On the Expert Advice page, an expert will gladly guide parents on everything - from reporting a cybercrime to preventing one. How-To Tips on the website give practical tips about internet safety. The website also features videos regarding online safety and chat dangers; for example, how to stay safe on YouTube & Facebook. Parents and children can take online safety quizzes to test basic concepts on eSafety. Parents can download  free resources like:
  • eSafety Tool Kits
  • Online safety Guides and Posters
  • Reports that show relevant statistics
  • Social Networking Guidelines for Internet safety on Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Wise Netizen also conducts workshops on Internet Safety for schools and young kids. You can get more details on their website. Parents can use these resources to discuss safe surfing issues with children or even start dinner table discussions with articles and blog posts about cyber bullying, etc.

Wise Netizen www.wisenetizen.com aims to educate parents on how to keep their children safe online. Wise Netizen promotes and educates families about online safety. Becoming a wise netizen is no longer a matter of choice - it is a compulsion. It is important for parents to make sure that their children understand eSafety. Children often become easy targets for cyber criminals. The website is a collection of resources like videos, interactive quizzes, guides and posters.

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