Chat Rooms What is a Chatroom? How many of you have used a chatroom? How many acronyms do you know?
In pairs discuss and complete as many of these acronymns as possible Are there any others that you use?
Why use chat rooms? What is so appealing about them?
TASK Complete the task as if you were talking to someone in an internet chat room!
Show your conversation to another pupil. How much personal information have you disclosed?
Who do you talk to? Are you sure? Listen to the clips Discuss the reasons why she was attracted to meet the other person. What should she have done? What did the person in the clip do to attract young girls? Do you think it works?
The 8 users currently in a teen chat room: Guess the ASL of each user. good2hug: joey16: hotlips38: robbieW: QTpie: sue1991: sian14: paperboy: 16, female, Bangor 12, male, Holyhead 38, female, Manchester 28, male, Cardiff 30, male, Caernarfon 17, female, Caernarfon 14, female, Valley 41, male, Liverpool How accurate were you?
LYING ON-LINE It can be easy to lie about your age and sex on-line. Never arrange to a face-to-face meeting with anyone you have met on-line unless you have an adult with you. Watch the videos from www.thinkuknow.co.uk Claire thought she knew Tom’s story
Questions based on the video • What was the appeal? • Found somebody who was very alike • Shared similar experiences • Understood their problems • Good looking • Made them feel good, mature, attractive, important and cared about them! • Does this type of person really exist??
Where can I get help? Do you know who or where to go for help / information? WEBSITE: www.thinkuknow.co.uk Report Abuse SCHOOL CONTACT PERSON: __________________ PARENT / RESPONSIBLE ADULT
Not all persons on-line turn out as you would expect. If the situation sounds too good to be true – it probably is! If you need to report any inappropriate on-line behaviour, use the website below: www.thinkuknow.co.uk