Cyber-bullying could be on a smart phone, computer, laptop, tablet or online gaming platform. It can take place on a range of online or mobile services, such as text, email, social networking sites, video-hosting sites, messenger, photo sharing services, chat, webcams, visual learning environments and online games.
You can find out more about keeping safe online from the websites below.
- Safety Net Kids – staying safe online
- Think You Know – CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection)
- Anti-Bullying Alliance – Cyber-bullying
- BBC Bitesize video
- Somerset Education Technology – e-Safety information for parents
- Help for parents to keep their children safe online
- Kiddle – a safe visual search engine for kids
- Somerset Anti-Bullying – for young people, parents, carers and professionals, with useful advice and links to national and local support agencies.
Online scams are schemes to con you out of your money using your computer and the internet, either through fake websites or emails. Although there are many ways scammers can get into your computer to steal your money and identity, there are ways you can protect yourself.