Teaching proper etiquette for social media

Web etiquette: Staying safe and respectful

Social media has become a big part of modern life but with it comes potential pitfalls -- like cyber bullying.

Heather Ballien, principal of Great Lakes Cyber Academy joined the Weekend Morning Show with the best strategies for creating a safe and respectful online environment.

Some "netiquette" tips to discuss with your child are:

  • Display good manners. Be polite, and others will tend to do the same.
  • Think twice before you write. If your child keeps a low profile online, the chances of cyber bullying will be lower.
  • Words have power; use them wisely. 

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