What are the most popular video making and sharing apps?
The amount of video online is growing at a rapid rate and is a popular medium for young people, for both learning and recreation. Children and young people are also making and sharing their own videos online. Here is a list of some of the widely used video making and sharing programs.
Online shopping can be convenient and has extended access to goods and services. Learning how to shop thoughtfully, identify reputable sellers and assert your rights is an important part of being a digital citizen.
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.
Online speech and the law
The internet offers many avenues to express yourself in different ways. A good digital citizen communicates clearly, respectfully and honestly when online.
There are plenty of resources and strategies available to help you avoid scams, and both government agencies and private organisations exist that can help you if you think you have been the target of a scam.
Copyright and Creative Commons
With people and organisations making so much information and material available online, it is important to know how and when to credit creators when making use of their work.
What are the benefits of chat and messaging?
Texting, chatting and online messaging can be used for much more than simply communicating with your friends. Online communication can help young people build and develop social skills and gives them a platform to share their skills and help each other out.
How chat, texting and messaging can keep us connected
Staying in touch with friends and family is now easier than ever before. Young people are using online communication to build friendships, share their lives and work together.
Selfies and self-confidence: creating a positive identity
There is a lot more to young people's obsession with posting photos of themselves and their lives. Selfies can play an important role in a young person developing self-confidence and identity.
Resource - Talking about sharing on social media
Social media is filled with examples of what happens when something goes viral, either for better or worse. Examples of viral social media posts offer opportunities for conversations with a child about what is and what isn’t appropriate to share.