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Children! Stay Safe On-lineMany people in chat rooms on the Internet pretend they are someone else for all sorts of reasons.
If you are a 13 year girl and you think you have just been chatted up by a 13 year old boy, you might be wrong. Although most on-line chatting is just harmless fun, sometimes you have to be careful.
It is always safer to stay in the public areas with all of the other people in the chat room, rather than go off for a private chat.
Never give out your name, address ot telephone number online.
If someone offers to tell you a secret or give you a present so that you tell them information about yourself, say no.
If you are not sure what to do, ask your parent or guardian.
Ask your parent or guardian to stay with you while your in the chatroom.
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