Tonight a session on Social networking was offered to the Windsor community.
A few tips we learned: Facebook has a safety page. Facebook/safety. Account settings - Go to download a copy of your profile and everything you have ever posted will be sent to you in a pdf. in Security settings: Use secure browsing Look for the https in the web address. Active sessions will show you where you logged in and did not log out. Privacy settings and tools are easier to use and find. You can be notified if you are tagged in a photo. How to block apps, Use the drop down arrow on the right. Highlight names and set what you want for each friend. Push notifications pop up immediately.
Instagram: turn off mapping. Very popular with kids.
Twitter- Similar to Facebook. Kids are using this in High School and college. Tweets are only 140 characters including hashtags. #Hashtags are the keyword or topics. Blue checkmark means that it is the official celebrity. Can link Twitter and Facebook. There is no age requirement for Twitter. Settings - you can block followers. Protect tweets. Save your changes.
KIK - free app to communicate with texting. Kik has no age restriction. Similar to email and talking on phone.
Snapchat - pictures will disappear from 1-10 seconds. Screen shot will keep the photo. Age restriction of 13. Use common sense. Not recommended for children
Skype, Facetime, Oovoo - Video Chats that can be recorded and posted on YouTube.
YouTube - Can link to Facebook. 70% of YouTube traffic from outside of United States.
Search your computer with the tearms: *.jpg .jpeg .mov .flv .gif .Mp4
Download mymobilewatchdog.com on Android phones Does not work with iPhone. Discount on this available.
Rick Wistock - Naperville Police has
Mrs. Komarek - LMC Director