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ย Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released a very helpful Graphic Novel that outlines how you can be safe on the internet, using social media and still maintain your privacy!ย  This graphic novel outlines the potential pitfalls, risks and behaviour online that is not safe, and should be avoided at all costs!ย  The graphic novel, โ€œSocial Smarts: Privacy, the Internet and YOU!โ€ can be downloaded as a PDF document, or you can visit their site to watch a video, or look at other resources like teaching guidebooksย for educators and parents!ย  Some of the best tips from this graphic novel are:

  • Locking down your social media accounts so that only pre-approved real-life friends can see your information and activity
  • Be aware of when other people might be taking your photo, and ask them to not post it online, or tag you in anyโ€ฆ

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