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Chatting online

Talking Online

Talking online -

Chatting to people online is a fun way of talking to friends at home, but it's important to stay safe.


Always be sure you and your parents know who you are talking to online. You don't always know who is talking from another computer, so don't accept friend or chat requests from strangers.


Nasty people can pretend to be friendly people online to get you to do bad things. This is why you should only talk to people you know online.

If you need help

If someone online you don't know asks to chat or be a friend, and especially if they ask you to do things you know are wrong, then you should tell your parents or teacher. You can also report it here.