Digital Life 101

blog : a regularly updated website or wflaming : burning fiercely and emitting flames

P2P : peer to peer

phishing : the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company

podcast : a digital audio file made avaliable on the internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player

aggregator : a website or program that collects related items of content and displays them or links to them eb page 



1. Make sure you use different passwords for each of your accounts.

2. Be sure no one watches when you enter your password. 

3. Always log off if you leave your device and anyone is around.

4. use comprehensive security sofware and keep it up to date.

5. Avoid entering passwords on computers you don't control.

6. Avoid entering passwords on unsecured wifi connections. 

7. Don't tell anyone your password





1. Use proper language

2. Be precise

3. Avoid emoticons and " texting " writing

4. Be explanatory and justify your opinion

5. Read all comments before hitting " submit "

6. Tone down your language 

7. Recognize and respect diversity

8. Control your temper

9. Take your post seriously

10. Be credible

Protect Yourself Online

1. Create smart and strong passwords

2. Use email wisely 

3. Be smart when using instant messaging ( IM ) programs

4. Shop safely 

5. Watch out for phishing scams

6. Fun and carefree online gaming

7. Pay attention to any online peers and thier activites

Digital Piracy

Definiton : The illegal trade in software, videos, digital video devices ( DVD's) and music. It occurs when someone other than the copyright holder copies the product and resells it for a fraction of the cost that the legitimate producer charges.

Social Media 

1. Make sure you don't put something on social media that you don't want to be there

2. Make sure nobody knows your passwords

3. Make sure you don't add anyone you don't know 


Definition : the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. 


To aviod getting cyberbullied, don't put your information out in the open on social media. Don't make mean comments and post about other people. If you are expierencing cyberbullying, tell a parent or school counciler.