Como se manter seguro em sites de mídia social

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Conectar-se com novas pessoas é uma coisa boa, especialmente quando você é um novato se. Você pode se sentir solitário nos EUA, e sites de mídia social como o Facebook e o Instagram podem ajudá-lo a se sentir mais conectado ao seu novo país. Mas os sites de mídia social podem ser perigosos. É importante entender os perigos para que você possa se proteger.

Connecting with new people is a good thing, especially when you are a newcomer yourself. You might feel lonely in the USA, and social media sites like Facebook and Instagram can help you feel more connected to your new country. But social media sites can be dangerous. It is important to understand the dangers so you can protect yourself.

Learn how to avoid the dangers of social media

Learn how to avoid the dangers of social media

Como nós nos protegemos na vida cotidiana?

How do we protect ourselves in everyday life?

Quando você se conecta com pessoas nas redes sociais, pensar em como você se comporta com pessoas que você conhece e não sabe na vida real:

When you connect with people on social media, think about how you behave with people you know and don’t know in real life:

  • Você se comunica livremente com aqueles que você conhece e confia-sua família e amigos íntimos.
  • Você é mais cuidadoso com as pessoas que você não conhece ou acabou de conhecer.
  • Você não conta a estranhos tudo sobre sua vida pessoal.
  • Você não dá o seu dinheiro ou a chave para a sua casa para estranhos ou pessoas que você acabou de conhecer.
  • You communicate freely with those you know and trust – your family and close friends.
  • You are more careful with people you do not know or have just met.
  • You don’t tell strangers everything about your personal life.
  • You don’t give your money or the key to your house to strangers or people you just met.

Use essa mesma abordagem para se manter a salvo dos perigos das mídias sociais!

Use this same approach to stay safe from the dangers of social media!

10 formas de proteger-se dos perigos das redes sociais

10 ways to protect yourself from the dangers of social media

1. Proteja seus dados

1. Protect your data

Suas informações pessoais às vezes são chamadas de dados. Você nunca precisa fornecer dados pessoais importantes, como números de identificação, números bancários, Senhas, ou seu endereço em sites de mídia social. Para manter seus usuários seguros, redes sociais têm configurações de privacidade que você pode usar para fazer suas informações (Dados) seguro.

Your personal information is sometimes called data. You never need to give out important personal data, such as ID numbers, bank numbers, passwords, or your address on social media sites. To keep their users safe, social networks have privacy settings you can use to make your information (data) safe.

Mantenha seus dados seguros no Facebook

Keep your data safe on Facebook

Quando você coloca seus dados no Facebook, e quando você entrar em aplicativos e sites, Você está dando acesso aos seus dados. Esses aplicativos e sites podem usar os dados de maneiras que você não deseja. Principalmente eles usá-lo para permitir que os anunciantes vendem produtos.

When you put your data on Facebook, and when you sign into apps and websites, you are giving access to your data. These apps and websites may use you data in ways you do not want. Mostly they use it to let advertisers sell you products.

Você pode impedir que aplicativos e sites usando seus dados. No Facebook, Vá para as configurações. Para encontrar suas configurações, Clique no “V” (símbolo para baixo) no canto superior direito da tela e selecione “Configurações.” Em seguida, clique em “Apps e websites” na lista à esquerda. Em seguida, você verá os aplicativos que têm acesso aos seus dados. Você pode clicar em cada aplicativo para editar o acesso que eles têm. Para se manter seguro nas redes sociais, Você também pode excluir aplicativos completamente.

You can stop apps and websites from using your data. In Facebook, go to your settings. To find your settings, click the “v” (down symbol) in the top right corner of your screen and select “settings.” Then click on “Apps and Websites” in the list on the left. Then you will see the apps that have access to your data. You can click on each app to edit what access they have. To stay safe on social media, you can also delete apps altogether.

Aqui está um guia simples sobre como gerenciar todas as suas diferentes configurações de privacidade para se proteger contra os perigos das mídias sociais.

Here is a simple guide about how to manage all your different privacy settings to protect yourself from the dangers of social media.

Usar senhas fortes

Use strong passwords

Internet security experts always advise us to have strong and different passwords for all our accounts. They also advise us to use two-factor authentication (extra steps for logging in) or a password manager. É possível find out about password managers here.

Internet security experts always advise us to have strong and different passwords for all our accounts. They also advise us to use two-factor authentication (extra steps for logging in) or a password manager. You can find out about password managers here.

2. Stay private

2. Stay private

Don’t share personal details or pictures online that you would mind anyone seeing, like your boss at work. You might think you are sharing just with your close friends and family, but once something is online, it can be shared more widely. Também, once it is online, you can’t get rid of it because other people have copies of it. Many people have been fired or turned down for a job because of their online profiles.

Don’t share personal details or pictures online that you would mind anyone seeing, like your boss at work. You might think you are sharing just with your close friends and family, but once something is online, it can be shared more widely. Also, once it is online, you can’t get rid of it because other people have copies of it. Many people have been fired or turned down for a job because of their online profiles.

3. Don’t believe everything and everyone

3. Don’t believe everything and everyone

We are learning more every day about how social media is used to trick people. A lot of information on social media is false. Às vezes, people on social media are not even real people, and often things are not real facts at all. This might be people with false names or a “bot” (a fake robot). It might be fake news reports or official-looking messages pretending to be from a government or business official.

We are learning more every day about how social media is used to trick people. A lot of information on social media is false. Sometimes, people on social media are not even real people, and often things are not real facts at all. This might be people with false names or a “bot” (a fake robot). It might be fake news reports or official-looking messages pretending to be from a government or business official.

Do not believe everything you read on social media. If you read something, check with other sources, such as a national newspaper website.

Do not believe everything you read on social media. If you read something, check with other sources, such as a national newspaper website.

If you receive a message online saying it is from the government or a business, do not respond with your personal information.

If you receive a message online saying it is from the government or a business, do not respond with your personal information.

4. Stay safe offline, também

4. Stay safe offline, too

Think of your security in the real world when you post information about your activities. You don’t need to have your address online and then post vacation pictures to let everyone know you are away. If you post on Facebook while your family is on vacation, people will know your house is at home empty.

Think of your security in the real world when you post information about your activities. You don’t need to have your address online and then post vacation pictures to let everyone know you are away. If you post on Facebook while your family is on vacation, people will know your house is at home empty.

Além disso, you might sometimes post where you are orcheck into” lugares. Think about if you should do this or not.

In addition, you might sometimes post where you are or “check into” places. Think about if you should do this or not.

Be very careful if you meet someone in person

Be very careful if you meet someone in person

Social media make it easy for people to make up identities. On-line, they can pretend to be someone else. If you connect with someone online, never arrange to meet that person alone or go to their house or invite them to your house unless you know that they are who they say they are. Always meet strangers in a public place and when there are other people around.

Social media make it easy for people to make up identities. Online, they can pretend to be someone else. If you connect with someone online, never arrange to meet that person alone or go to their house or invite them to your house unless you know that they are who they say they are. Always meet strangers in a public place and when there are other people around.

5. Don’t send money or passwords

5. Don’t send money or passwords

Don’t send money to anyone when you are not 100% sure they are who they say they are. Government offices, such as the IRS, and real businesses, such as Microsoft, do not tell you to send money directly to strange bank accounts. Nor do they ask for your password to anything. Do not send your password to anyone that you meet social media sites or other places on the internet.

Don’t send money to anyone when you are not 100% sure they are who they say they are. Government offices, such as the IRS, and real businesses, such as Microsoft, do not tell you to send money directly to strange bank accounts. Nor do they ask for your password to anything. Do not send your password to anyone that you meet social media sites or other places on the internet.

6. Protect yourself from hostile or unkind people

6. Protect yourself from hostile or unkind people

Refugees and immigrants may be targeted by hostile or unkind people. Don’t accept friend requests from people you do not know. Immediately block anyone who posts something threatening on any of your accounts. Do not respond. Do not write rude or hostile things that may make you even more of a target. Report personal threats to the police and to the social media site they were posted on.

Refugees and immigrants may be targeted by hostile or unkind people. Don’t accept friend requests from people you do not know. Immediately block anyone who posts something threatening on any of your accounts. Do not respond. Do not write rude or hostile things that may make you even more of a target. Report personal threats to the police and to the social media site they were posted on.

7. Protect yourself from scams and hackers

7. Protect yourself from scams and hackers

Don’t click on links just because they are sent to you, even if they come from a friend (they may not know the link is dangerous, or they may have been hacked). Just delete them. Nothing important will be sent to you that way. It is more likely that links you did not request contain viruses that will harm your device or let people into your device to steal your information, your money, and your identity. And remember: any offer that seems too good to be true IS too good to be true! If you receive a message saying you will get lots of money from someone you don’t know, delete it!

Don’t click on links just because they are sent to you, even if they come from a friend (they may not know the link is dangerous, or they may have been hacked). Just delete them. Nothing important will be sent to you that way. It is more likely that links you did not request contain viruses that will harm your device or let people into your device to steal your information, your money, and your identity. And remember: any offer that seems too good to be true IS too good to be true! If you receive a message saying you will get lots of money from someone you don’t know, delete it!

8. Keep your children safe

8. Keep your children safe

Even if you don’t use social media or understand it, you will need to learn enough about it to keep your children safe from the dangers of social media sites. If you do use social media yourself, protect your children by not putting information about them online. If you don’t use social media, ask your children what social networks they use. They can be exposed to bullying, to sexual predators, and to bad content and advertising. Here is some good information about protecting your children online. It includes tips to keep kids safe and lists of different social media terms to be aware of.

Even if you don’t use social media or understand it, you will need to learn enough about it to keep your children safe from the dangers of social media sites. If you do use social media yourself, protect your children by not putting information about them online. If you don’t use social media, ask your children what social networks they use. They can be exposed to bullying, to sexual predators, and to bad content and advertising. Here is some good information about protecting your children online. It includes tips to keep kids safe and lists of different social media terms to be aware of.

Many technology experts recommend you only let young children use a smartphone or computer in front of you. You will have to decide for your child, but most experts recommend you do not let children have smartphones or computers in their rooms at night time.

Many technology experts recommend you only let young children use a smartphone or computer in front of you. You will have to decide for your child, but most experts recommend you do not let children have smartphones or computers in their rooms at night time.

9. Social media safety for teenagers

9. Social media safety for teenagers

Being bullied online is a big concern for teenagers. This is called cyber-bullying. It is when teenagers are mean to other teenagers online. If your children are bullied, do not have them respond to the bullies. This cyber-bullying website has detailed tips for teens including information sheets on cell phone safety, sexting and other topics.

Being bullied online is a big concern for teenagers. This is called cyber-bullying. It is when teenagers are mean to other teenagers online. If your children are bullied, do not have them respond to the bullies. This cyber-bullying website has detailed tips for teens including information sheets on cell phone safety, sexting and other topics.

10. Don’t get addicted!

10. Don’t get addicted!

Use social media to stay connected with the people you care about, but don’t spend hours looking at things that aren’t important in the real world. Social media companies design their sites and apps to keep you hooked. That’s how they make money.

Use social media to stay connected with the people you care about, but don’t spend hours looking at things that aren’t important in the real world. Social media companies design their sites and apps to keep you hooked. That’s how they make money.

About social media

About social media

Social media are networks, or ways to connect with other people. Social networks include Facebook, Twittter, Snapchat and Instagram – any app or website where you connect with people you know or don’t know. LinkedIn works like a social network, but for jobs and careers. Chat rooms and matchmaking websites are other forms of social media. Even YouTube counts as social media, because anyone can post videos and comments there.

Social media are networks, or ways to connect with other people. Social networks include Facebook, Twittter, Snapchat and Instagram – any app or website where you connect with people you know or don’t know. LinkedIn works like a social network, but for jobs and careers. Chat rooms and matchmaking websites are other forms of social media. Even YouTube counts as social media, because anyone can post videos and comments there.

Why is it called social media?

Why is it called social media?

Social means anything to do with society or a group, such as friendly activities and interacting with other people. Meios de comunicação is the plural of the word medium, which is a channel or method of communication. We use meios de comunicação to mean mass communication, like television, rádio, or the internet.

Social means anything to do with society or a group, such as friendly activities and interacting with other people. Media is the plural of the word medium, which is a channel or method of communication. We use media to mean mass communication, like television, radio, or the internet.

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