Using email is a fun way of speaking to friends and family and it’s also used a lot by people at work.
You can send emails to lots of people at the same time and you can also send an email to anyone in the world –
Sometimes you get emails from people you don’t know.
In the Cyber Café or Internet Cafe, you could receive an email from someone you don’t know, you can do the right thing by deleting the email and not replying to the person who sent it. These emails are usually junk emails and this is called ‘Spam’. Some people also send viruses and nasty pictures by using email.
Some people also send fake emails to trick you into replying. They get email addresses by using special software or from other websites on the internet. If you reply to one of these emails, the people sending them will know that your email address is real, and they could start sending you junk or nasty emails.
Emails can also get lost on the internet after they have been sent, so make sure you don’t include lots of information about yourself that may allow people to know where you are.
Finally, the most important thing to remember when you are using emails is…