Editorial : Safety considerations for surfing teens

You may believe that e-mail, blogs, and instant messaging are completely harmless to teens since these means have simplified communication. Many teens have Internet access both at school and home and often conduct private communication in form of blogs, chat rooms, and forums.

You may believe that e-mail, blogs, and instant messaging are completely harmless to teens since these means have simplified communication. Many teens have Internet access both at school and home and often conduct private communication in form of blogs, chat rooms, and forums.

These online forms of communication lead to many forms of social abuse and vices. However, this ever-present threat is being continually exploited by strangers.

Teens, you should watch out for the people you chat with and avoid submitting your personal information especially to strangers or social websites.

Welcome to this edition of Teen Times, Rwanda’s’ leading youth magazine. This is the only youth magazine that can make you skip your lunch because it’s informative and educative. We promised to keep on improving it and that’s what we are doing.

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