"Think Before you post" commercial on TV

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by DuckLady, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I saw the commercial with this theme this morning.
    A pic of a school girl in a seductive pose was on the school bulletin board. Every time a student took it, another one popped up. Then along came an adult male, who grabbed one with a leer grin on his face. Then the girl whose pic it was grabbed the picture and another appeared and another and another.

    The message was Think before you post and that once posted, it can't be taken back before someone sees it.
    It really made me think about all the bad things that could happen.

    Please everyone, for your safety, especially if you are underage, be careful what info and pics you post online.
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Amen Terrie!
  3. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Songster

    Jul 7, 2007
    I guess I won't be posting that picture of me in my 'jammies feeding my chickens this morning!

  4. poppycat

    poppycat Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    Terrie is soooo right on this.

    Because most of the members on this forum are so lovely, it's easy to forget that ANYONE can access it.

    A hypothetical question, if one sees something posted by a child that looks like a little too much information, should it be reported to the Mod's or is it just MYOB?
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Please report it. All the mods do as much as possible to protect our members, especially the ones that are underage.

    Please understand that when we edit, delete or censor things in a known minors' posts, it is because we care. We want BYC to be as safe as possible.
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    It's best to play it safe. There are predators everywhere. I don't go too
    far with this because I know statistically kids are at greater risk from
    people they know than internet scum but once again it's best to play it safe.

    I have to give credit to someone here whose name I won't mention.
    The other night I innocently asked this persons grade level because of a question
    posted by this member. This member politely said "I'd rather not say".
    I could tell the member felt bad about having to say that but I was
    SO IMPRESSED by this underage members brains and manners.

    Way to go Kid... You know who you are.... [​IMG]

    P.S. If you ever move to CT I need a good babysitter.
  7. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana

    Thank you so very mucy Terrie for posting this! One of the things I love about BYC, either BYC, is that the mods care so very much and try their best to watch out for us!

  8. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    [​IMG] :thun
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Huh? Dont get it, Lacy. Who're you mad at?

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