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By : Jabria Lawrence & Kahliyah Mathis

Keep Calm and Think Before You Post Digitally 

Blog: A website or web page that is ran by one person or a small group that is written in a conversation style or informational style.


Flaming: Insulting between internet users, often involving profanity. Also it can be insults back and forth with a group teaming up on a single victim.


P2P: Peer to peer computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or work loads between peers. 

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


Podcast: a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically.


Aggregator: a website that collects related items of content and displays them or links to them.  

Digital Life 101



  • Have 12 Characters, Minimum: You need to choose a password that's long enough
  • Includes Numbers, Symbols, Capital Letters, and Lower-Case Letters: Use a mix of different types of characters to make the password harder to crack.
  • Don’t just use one password. 
  • Don’t use dictionary words
  • Don’t post it in plain sight



  • Never give out your password to anyone.
  • Create passwords that are easy to remember but hard for others to guess. 
  • Make the password at least 8 characters long. 
  • Include numbers, capital letters and symbols. 





  • No yelling; It is a time and a place for everything. Typing in all caps is inappropriate.
  • Don’t over share your personal information. It is valuable to identity thieves, so try not to share more than what is necessary.

  • Don't badmouth others. You may disagree with people ideas but don't mock that person.
  • Use proper language.
  • Control your temper




  1. Remember other people besides you
  2. Help keep flame waras under control 
  3. Don't abuse your power
  4. Forgive other people mistakes
  5. Know where you are in cyber bullying


Tips : 

  • Don't talk to people you don't know. 
  • Don't give out personal information.
  • Subscribe to McAfee computer security service.



  • Create strong passwords
  • Use email wisely
  • Be smart when using instant messaging programs
  • Shop safely
  • Watch out for scams




Protect Yourself Online 

Bootlegging - taking, transporting, or selling illegally copied or recorded material Camcording - sneaking a camcorder or cell phone into a movie theater or live performance with plans to record

Copyright - if a dude has this, dont even think about trying to reproduce their original work

Digital watermarking - anti- heft device to identify pirated movie and music bootlegging

DRM - Digital Rights Management (software that helps prevent or even track pirating activity. ESA - Entertainment Software Association; these peeps are doing their part in the fight against gaming piracy

Fair use - using media for your school projects the legit way so you are following the guidelines of ethical use of digital media

Infringement - disobeying the law

Innovation - a fresh invention/idea. This is what we all should be doing rather than swiping old ideas from other people.

Intellectual property - innovation that is published

IP address - a barcode that shows the identification address for a computer. Every computer has one if its checked up with the ISP.

ISP - Internet Service Provider (the dudes who hook you up with Internet)

mp3 - digital music file used in most portable music players

mp4 - Media file type found mostly in iTunes but can be found elsewhere

MPAA - Motion Picture Association (fly peeps who rate movies and educate others on film intellectual property)

Resellers - dudes who sell illegal, printed, material to people. They commonly sell things on Craigslist, eBay, flea markets, garage sales, or black markets

RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America (dudes who make sure music artists don't get ripped off)

Safeguarding - its like your own digital Chuck Norris guarding your material Stealth taper - a dude who records music at concerts with plans to sell

Virus - a nasty computer hacking or crashing software program that is often attached to downloaded pirated files


Digital Piracy




  • Beware of too much information
  • Don't trust verify 
  • Control comments 
  • Avoid sharing people personal information
  • Have a parent watching



  • Don't violate your company's social networking policies
  • Don't post illegal activities

  • Don't bully

  • Never Rely on Privacy Settings 100%


Social Media 


What is it? 


Usuing any type of electronic deviece to bully a person by sending messages of something threatening or intemedating


What to do? 

  • Know that it's not your fault
  • Don't respond
  • Save the evidence
  • Tell the person to stop
  • Reach out for help – especially if the behavior is really getting to you.
  • Protect your accounts
  • If you know someone who is is being bullied, take action.



How to protect yourself:

  • Protect your accounts
  • Do not give out your personal information over the phone or anywhere unless your completely sure. 
  • Always think about what you post.
  • Keep your password a secret from other kids.
  • Think about who sees what you post online.
  • Keep your parents involved.
  • Talk to an adult you trust about any messages you get or things you see online that make you feel some type of way.