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Published:January 28th, 2015 12:00 EST
Top 12 Internet Safety Tips from Google

Top 12 Internet Safety Tips from Google

By Keith Johnson

12 Google Internet Safety Tips now has a new Portal Greeting section - presented when you visit the Portal for your regular gmail or other profile check-in - featuring tips that will help you stay safe while you are online. They are very useful - and here they are in a simple summary:

 1. Keep prying eyes off of your device
 2. Keep the hackers out by updating your browser
 3. Hangout with favorite friends/people safely with Google Hangouts
 4. Find and lock your device before someone else does
 5. Let questionable content be known as soon as you see it
 6. Protect your account and selfies from hackers
 7. Say farewell to impulsive or surprise purchases
 8. Get family-friendly results in Google Search
 9. Create a much better password
10. Let your (Google Chrome) browser manage your password(s)
11. Make sure your account (at Google) is safe and secure
12. Keep Safety Mode locked (for your device)

Best Regards,

Keith Charles Johnson, MBA, MS Education
Senior Technical Writer and Author
"The Google Productivity Guide"