Do you have questions about the internet or social media that you’re too embarrassed to ask? Don’t worry - we’re here to help you. Connect Smart brings you answers, information, and helpful tips to help you stay out of trouble when you use the internet. We look at issues like friend requests from strangers, money scams, and protecting your privacy online. We also give you advice on how to use the internet to help you with your school work or studies.
Connect Smart is designed for anyone who is interested in learning the basics about internet safety and social media. Remember that if you’ve had a very bad experience online or you are worried about something you should talk to someone you trust and try to get help. In many countries there are free telephone numbers that you can call if you are younger than 18 years old. You can find a full list of the Child helpline number by clicking here (external link, data charges may apply)
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