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Digital Citizenship

Joshua Offenberger

Blog- A website containing a writer's or group of writers' own experiances, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites


Flaming-is the hostile and insulting interaction between internet users often invlovling the use of profanity


p2p- stands for "Peer to Peer". In a p2p network, the peers are computer systems which are connected to each other via the internet. Files can be shared directly between systems on the network without the need of a central server. In other words, each computer on p2p network ecomes a file server as well as a client.


Phishing-Is a technique used to gain personal information for purposes of identity theft, using fraudulent e-mail messages that appear to come from legitimate businesses.


Podcast- Alternatively referres to as an audioblog, a podcast is an audio broadcast that is often listened to in a computer or downloaded to an MP3 player, such as an iPod.


Aggregator-  A web-based or installed application that aggregates related, frequently updated content from various Internet sources and consolidates it in one place for viewing.

Digital Life 101


  • try not to use dictionary words.
  • Don't use personal information, like your birthday or other simular information.
  • Avoid common sequences. like putting numbers in order or patterns.
  • If a website supports it, use special characters (such as #, $, &, etc).
  • Passwords become harder to crack with each character you add, so longer passwords are better.
  • To help remember ypur password(s), consider using the first letter from each word in a sentence, a phrase, a poem or a song title.
  • Create different passwords for different accounts and apps.
  • One way to remember the passwords easily is to write them down and keep them is a securely locked place. Never leave them somewhere obvious, like under your keyboard.
  • Consider using a secure password manager. Various web browsers offer this.
  • If you have already established a password that is not strong, change it!






  1. Use proper language, there is no need to swear.
  2. Be precise, double scheck what you have said so that is makes sense and you don't get misunderstood.
  3. Don't "text", be as professional as you can be, don't use silly abreviations and acronymes.
  4. Control your temper, if someone has got you heated up (though it may be hard) be the mature one and don't fire rude comments back their way.
  5. Be credible, dont just use any facts that you think are correct. You sould also never plagiarize.

Protect Yourself Online

What to do

  • Create smart and strong passwords
  • Use your email wisely
  • Shop safely- do not give personal information usless the site is secuere (https://)
  • Keep an eye out for phising scams

What NOT to do

  • Do not fall for online scams, such as:
  • --Get money fast scams
  • --Fake Antivirus scams
  • --Fake bank loan scams, etc
  • Dont download free content
  • do not release personal information on social media.


Digital Piracy

Digital Piracy-Investment and finance definition- The illegal trade in software, videos, digital video devices, and music. Occurs when someone other than the copyright owners, copies the product and resells it for there own benifit

Everything you put on the internet is permanent, even if you think you deleted it.

Be aware of who you are accepting as you friends.

Be careful when clicking on links, as you never know exactly where an add may take you.

One good trick is to turn off your GPS settings as people can track you.

Never enable auto login.

And dont keep the same password for a very long time, but be sure to remember them.


Social Media

The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatining nature.


Protecting yourself from cyberbullying

1. Always think about what you post

2 Keep you passwords secret, others may access your acount and post things that you normally would not have posted.

3. Always keep in mind who will be able to see your posts, because the fact s that everyone can see it

4. Keep your parents informed if you ever find yourself having to deal with an online bully

5. Talk to an adul to see if you both can work to resolve the issue or, ultimatly, remove/ delete the account. 

Preventing Cyberbullying