STAY CY­BER SAFE

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• If you de­cide to meet a date you’ve locked cy­ber-eyes with, al­ways meet them in a public place, make sure you’ve told a friend where you are, and text your friend af­ter­wards so you can let them know you’re safe (and then hold a de­brief, obvs). If you’re ner­vous be­fore­hand, ask your friend for a ride so you can do a drive-by first. • Be wary of peo­ple try­ing to use you in their game of cat­fish. If some­one you’re al­ready friends with on Face- book re­quests to add you, con­tact your real friend im­me­di­ately and re­port the im­poster page. This is be­com­ing a lot more com­mon, so keep an eye out. • If you ex­pe­ri­ence bul­ly­ing on­line, share your con­cerns with oth­ers. Net­safe is a web­site where you can seek help and re­port is­sues. There are also anony­mous hot­lines you can call, in­clud­ing What’s Up ( 0800 942 8787) and Life­line ( 0800 543 354).

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