How to be safe in social networking
Information and tips to help you understand the risks and keep you safe.
Website for the NZ organisation NetSafe that is dedicated to advising and educating on issues surrounding technology and cybersafety. This site has a lot of great advice and safety tips. If you have any issues with social networking feel free to call freephone 0508 638 723 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Whatsit is a resource to help community groups and businesses increase their knowledge of cyberspace and cybersafety. The Whatsit, from NetSafe, can provide managers with simple tools to help write ICT policies and use agreements, and give all staff access to simple but comprehensive education to upskill them in the safe use of the IT at their disposal.
Sweet As Social Media
Sweet As Social Media is a NZ charitable trust working to fight anti-social behaviour & bullying online. The website had information on virtual risks, offers help with online problems and focuses on "social good" & the potentials of social media technologies.
MySpace Safety & Security
This has a variety of resources, tips, and guides to safety on MySpace. Some of the tips apply to all social networking sites.
Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens
US Federal Trade Commission safety tips for tweens and teens.
Networking Safety Tips for Adults
Adults need to be aware of their safety using social networking sites - not just teens! This has a list of issues you need to be aware of.
Gartner’s at a glance guide to social networking risks
Broad overview of the risks at a structural level.