Did you know that predators are changing tactics? With a nation of young people home from school and online, predators will be looking for ways to lure them or get young people to send sexual images. Shield yourself, siblings, and friends from cybertrafficking, online luring, and catfishing.
Lucy explains why internet safety is important now more than ever. What can you do to protect yourself?
Pictures and videos sent online are forever. If anyone ever pressures you, tricks, or blackmails you to send sexual images call 1-800-843-5678
"It's time to Shield Up against online predators while we're home. Set privacy settings to PRIVATE. If you wouldn't send it to your grandma, don't send it because THOSE PICTURES ARE FOREVER. Careful what you share-- not everyone online is who they say they are. DON'T GET TRICKED. If anyone ever pressures, tricks, or blackmails you to send sexual images, call 1-800-843-5678. Be #SafeOnline. Take your own "Shield Up" picture and share with this message: https://shieldnc.org/for-youth"
Invite your friends to be a part of the movement to Shield Up against online predators. SPREAD the awareness for the increased need for online safety. You can also share media posts that you can find here. You can help save lives.
Share this video on Social Media or make your own video. Don't forget to include "#SafeOnline"
Video for children with tips on internet safety