When you were a kid, you learned to say “please” and “thank you,” that it’s rude to interrupt, and never to hit or name-call other kids.
It’s just as important to have online manners, and there’s even another word for it—Internet etiquette is called netiquette. If you’re a parent, teacher, or a big sibling, netiquette is worth thinking about. It can be a hard topic for kids to understand, because online interactions can mask the results of unkind actions.
How much do you know about netiquette? The following terms will bring you into the loop and help you navigate conversations.