Careful what you parrot!

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Careful what you parrot! It’s always important while in-game to be kind, use language that is appropriate both in and out of the game.

What would you do in this situation?

? The Player promises a prize if you say a specific phrase

? They explain a phrase that they cannot say themselves

What are the red flags in this situation?

-Promise of a prize for you to say something and the prize sounds too good to be true

-It is a phrase that is something that doesn’t make sense, is inappropriate or they cannot say it themselves

What should you do?

-Options to keep yourself safe and to report players for breaking the rules are to; report them, block them, and if needed you can always go to a different area and log off as well

-Speak with your parent or trusted adult if you ever have in-game concerns

We have linked some helpful articles for you How to Report a Player, Reporting a player, and What Happens When You Report a Player. Remember if it sounds too good to be true it most likely is!

Celebrate Safer Internet Day with the Animal Jam!

Celebrate Safer Internet Day with the Animal Jam Community today! The internet is an exciting place to learn, share, and connect with others, which is why it’s ALWAYS important to be SAFE online. To help increase safety and positive online experiences, we recommend these tips for parents and players:

-Keep your personal information private at all times in-game, including: first and last name, phone number, address, where you go to school, and social media usernames

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-Use a secure and complex password and change it frequently. Don’t reuse passwords across multiple sites. NEVER share your passwords with anyone including your friends

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-Increase your security by enabling two step authentication on your devices, email, and all your online accounts

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-Do not meet someone in person that you met online or chat offline with players you do not know in real life

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-Avoid clicking links from any suspicious emails or phishing sites asking you for your account info promising free membership, rare items, or currency.

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-Speak with your parents or a trusted adult if you ever see something that makes you uncomfortable. Utilize the in-game reporting feature to report players for breaking the rules.

What safety tips do you follow while interacting online that you can share with the Animal Jam Community? Let us know in the comments below. Check out our Online Safety page for more information.

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Happy Safer Internet Day!!!

Animal Jam is proud to celebrate Safer Internet Day! Have you seen the cool banners located around Jamaa? You can click on them to learn tips and tricks to help you practice safety online! Do you have what it takes to click on all the banners scattered throughout Jamaa?

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As part of our effort to help you stay safe online, and keep your accounts secure, we have put together a video on internet safety.


Also, be sure to check out the Internet Safety Quiz in the Conservation Museum in Appondale! Complete the quiz and earn a prize. Want to learn more about how to play safely online? 

Visit the Animal Jam Rules page:

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Play Safe and Jam On!


Safety - Personal Identifying Information

At AJHQ, we encourage Jammers to be creative and share their work, but we also want them to practice internet safety while doing so! Did you know that sharing your social media channel name, in game, is considered Personal Identifying Information (PII) and against Animal Jam rules?

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At AJHQ, we are legally obligated to moderate sharing of Personal Identifying Information in game. Our filter blocks it, but if you try to dodge the filter, it can result in a disciplinary action on your account. Stay safe! Keep your personal information, your username and your password to yourself!

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Play safe and Jam On!