#96 Online Interaction

This Conversation Will Help You…

  1. ability to name when they instant message/chat online
  2. ability to name who they chat with/ how they select people
  3. ability to discuss ways to get out of a situation that feels bad



Think About This First

  • When do you usually use instant messaging?
  • How long do you usually chat for?



Having the Conversation


Start here:

Are there certain people you usually chat with?

Are there some people you will chat with but not others?

What is the difference to you?



Are there some times when you’ll hide your status or go invisible?

Why do you do that?

Do other people do that?

What is the normal etiquette around that?


Keep Talking:  

Have there been people who you used to chat with who you don’t anymore?

Why did you stop?

Have there ever been times when something uncomfortable or creepy has happened?

What was the circumstance?

How did you deal with it?

Have you ever blocked someone from chat?

What are your best tips for chatting safely?

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