For many new comers to the World Wide Web it can be an exciting yet daunting experience. With the Internet’s notorious reputation for being filled with questionable content and dubious characters, it is important to have some sort of a safety net while online. To ensure that one’s time spent online is a positive experience and not time spent in the shadow of what is all negative about the Internet, it is important to have safer surfing habits.
From petty ads and harmless popup banners promising the world to detrimental online fraud and identity theft, the Internet is filled with many obstacles and hindrances to experiencing the, far outweighing, positive elements the web has to offer. By following these five simple habits while spending time online, you should have an almost problem free experience while surfing the Web.