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Look Both Ways by Linda Criddle

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Protecting Yourself

The world of online gaming is hugely popular, and with good reason. It offers lots of fun and excitement right from your own home. Many parents prefer having their children at home playing a game to being out on the streets where they know there are dangers. However, it’s important to remember that whatever your age, you can be at risk even on the most reputable of sites if you don’t know how to play safely.

Steps to Safer Gaming

Follow these steps to safer online gaming:

  1. When using a console or a Web site, learn how to use the safety features that allow you to limit access to games by maturity level, to restrict user interactions, to block users, or to kick people out of a game if they behave badly. If the necessary safety features ...

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