Own Your Space is a free, sixteen-chapter ebook that aims to educate teens on internet safety. Written by Linda McCarthy in partnership with Microsoft, the ebook goes into great detail about protecting teens and their online spaces. It is directed towards tech-savvy teens, and avoids patronizing language or repetitive safety information. Instead, the book covers important topics like how to stay safe on social networking sites, keeping private blogs secure, and how to deal with cyberbullies.
Chock full of screenshots, safety tips and important statistics, this ebook is a great resource for teachers and parents alike. Keep in mind, however, that the ebook does not cover much content relating to Macs, but still encompasses a good amount of general safety information. Written using humor, captivating images and web safety anecdotes, Own Your Space provides teens with a comprehensive guide to keeping themselves safe online.
Download the ebook here by chapter or as a whole.