Risks of unknown people online

In this lesson, we will learn about the risks of unknown people online. This will include the risks of sharing personal information and anything 'compromising'. We will also learn about the risks involved with joining groups promoting extreme views or spreading misinformation. Finally, we will examine the risks associated with meeting people known only in the online world. This lesson covers some content that may be a sensitive topic for you. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the term stranger mean?

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Q2.What dangers are posed by unknown people online? Select two answers.

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Q3.Where would you be more likely to talk to unknown people online? Select two answers.

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Q4.All information that is posted online can be trusted.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the term stranger mean?

1/4

Q2.What dangers are posed by unknown people online? Select two answers.

Select two (2) boxes

2/4

Q3.Where would you be more likely to talk to unknown people online? Select two answers.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.All information that is posted online can be trusted.

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Risks of unknown people online

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Q1.Which of the following can increase your risk when meeting an unknown person? Select three answers.

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Q2.When setting up a new profile, which three things can reduce your risk of sharing personal information to unknown people? (Tick 3 boxes)

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Q3.Even if you set your security settings to the highest, there is still a risk that unknown people can get hold of your personal information.

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Q4.If you think someone is at risk online, what should you do?

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Q5.Misinformation is easily spread online. This is used by extremist groups. What could you do to reduce this?

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Quiz:

Risks of unknown people online

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following can increase your risk when meeting an unknown person? Select three answers.

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.When setting up a new profile, which three things can reduce your risk of sharing personal information to unknown people? (Tick 3 boxes)

Select three (3) boxes

2/5

Q3.Even if you set your security settings to the highest, there is still a risk that unknown people can get hold of your personal information.

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Q4.If you think someone is at risk online, what should you do?

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Q5.Misinformation is easily spread online. This is used by extremist groups. What could you do to reduce this?

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Lesson summary: Risks of unknown people online

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