Parminder recently celebrated his 14th birthday. On his birthday he got to know about Facebook. He learned how social networking sites help people to meet their friends and discuss things online. He also found out that he is now eligible to open a Facebook account. He creates his profile on Facebook and starts connecting with his friends.
Within a few days, he befriends many people he knows and many people he does not know. After some time he starts getting negative comments on his posts. He also finds that his pictures are being shared online on objectionable websites.
(a) Identify the type of cybercrime Parminder is a victim of.
(b) After hearing about his ordeal, the school decides to publish a set of moral principles that determines the appropriate behavior of students while using the internet. The school is referring to __________
(c) Write a safety measure to be taken by Parminder to avoid threats from unknown people in the future.
(d) Parminder decides to make a list of common safety precautions to be taken when online. Write any two points that Parminder should include in his list.
(e) Why are privacy settings so important in social networking sites?