A search for the word ‘selfie’ on Instagram returns over 217 million results! A selfie is defined as ‘a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically on a smartphone, with the intention or sharing on social media.’ Unfortunately, the pursuit of the perfect ‘selfie’ has become somewhat of an obsession that has resulted in people placing themselves and others in great danger. There has been an increasing number of cases over recent years where individuals have ultimately lost their lives attempting to take selfies in unsafe location and situations. Here are our top ten tips for staying safe while you selfie!
Make sure you have a chat with your child today about how they can #selfie SAFELY! For more information on how to keep your child safe online be sure to visit The Cyber Safety Guru!