The World Wide Web (WWW) has become a source for obtaining literally a world of information. This powerful tool offers an enormous variety of benefits that impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. Like any tool, people need to understand what the risks are and how to safely use it.
The following links will direct you to information outside the LinkWYOMING website. LinkWYOMING makes no claim or representation as to the suitability, completeness, accuracy or authenticity of the information contained therein. These external links do not represent an endorsement of the sites nor any products/services offered. They have been provided on the basis that persons accessing any Internet site undertake responsibility for the relevance and accuracy of its content.
Helpful tips in links below include:
- Parental resources on protecting children and teens
- TTYL, LOL and IDK: Abbreviations your children may be using
- Internet safety tests for adults and children
- Tips for protecting yourself against identity theft
- Internet safety games for children
- Information on cyberbullying
- Contact information for reporting online predators
- Links to additional resources
Fighting Back Against Identity Theft | Federal Trade Commission
Internet Safety 101 Video Vignettes | Enough is Enough
Videos (English & Spanish) and Publications | U.S. Department of Justice
Award-winning Videos, Games and Resources | Web Wise Kids
Printable Materials, Safe Kids Pledge and More | Wyoming Cyber Security
Quiz for Adults | National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Quiz for Children | National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Chat Abbreviations | National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Tips for Parents & Educators / Games for Children | Wired Kids
Internet Scams | National Consumer League
Report an online predator | National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
If you are aware of Internet safety efforts in Wyoming or know of other effective tips for parents, teens, educators and consumers, please drop us a note. Having a comprehensive awareness of Internet safety can help you take steps to increase your own Internet safety and the safety of others.
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