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Mean message

Racecar73 – mean message

Dear Alex,
I got a mean message online from someone at school. They say I'm stupid and ugly. I feel sad and worried :-(. I don't know what to do.
Please help me!

Hi Racecar73!
No one should make comments online that are mean or hurtful. You shouldn't answer messages that are mean, or that make you feel uncomfortable. Tell you parents, a teacher or another adult. They can help you block and report the message.
I hope that helps.

Star44 – sharing passwords

Hi Alex,
My best friend wants me to tell her my passwords. She says that friends don't have secrets and we must share everything.
What should I do?

Hi Star44!
Passwords are private. You shouldn't share passwords, except with parents or carers. If someone has your password, they can use your account. You can be best friends without sharing passwords! Explain this to your friend. I'm sure she'll understand. If you're still worried, you should talk to your parents or another adult. Good luck.



Do you agree with the advice that Alex gives? What other advice would you give?

Average: 4.1 (19 votes)

Submitted by MisterSphinxPharaoh on Fri, 20/11/2020 - 23:00

if any one sees your password you shoud change it

Submitted by GemCoatBead on Mon, 05/10/2020 - 04:00

Yes i agree and you shoud not write a mean message and if you get a mean message you shoud you shoud tell a adult. Bye by bu

Submitted by FierceMetal5 on Wed, 16/09/2020 - 20:03

i agree with alex too, Because Password is a dangerous in formation,That you Can't share even With your Closets friends, and if somebody say anything mean to you just ignore them, And go on your way and let them behind you.

Submitted by RubyCushionGarden on Tue, 01/09/2020 - 10:48

I agree with Alex, if someone made mean comments, you should ignore it, so those people who try to hurt you cannot make it happened, Or you can reply:" Pardon, I don't get it." And if that person keeps make mean comments, you always replay you don't understand it, that person will lose interest in hurting you.

Submitted by MasterCastleEmerald on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 01:48

I agree with Alex!

Submitted by PrincessMermaid60 on Fri, 03/07/2020 - 16:36

i agree with Alex. Because if you share your password to our best friend, they may do bad things to your account. My other advise is, when i random person messages or calls you to give them money or robber type and so on stuff, inform your parents!!! They will help you go through this situation. Thank you :)

Submitted by GreenRose300 on Sun, 21/06/2020 - 12:28

me too, I'm agree with Alex DON'T SHARE YOUR PASSWORD without your parents! Yes, if you receive a mean message about you, TELL YOUR PARENTS! Be careful!

Submitted by ProfessorHoneyBeach on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 21:16

I agree with Alex.

Submitted by NiceMetal7 on Tue, 12/05/2020 - 17:14

I agree you shouldn't share your password and your account will be hacked you have to say your parents.

Submitted by MasterAlwaysHello on Tue, 12/05/2020 - 10:43

I agree with Alex. Alex is good idea.

Submitted by SmileyGarnet700 on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 11:56

I agree with Alex . Passwords are private. You shouln't share that with anyone except your parents. Please explain to her . If she was a good friend she would understand. don't worry about that.(Thao)

Submitted by StarryPaper1 on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 11:34

I agree with Alex. You had better not to accept with your friend, your password is very important and private, you had better not share it to anyone. Anyway, I think you should tell your parent or someone who can protect you, they'll help you, don't worry!

Submitted by CreamViolet6 on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 11:24

I agree with Alex. You had better tell your parents. Don’t worry about the messenger and you should tell your friend, i think she will understand

Submitted by ThirstyMoonstone9000 on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 10:49

I agree with Alex. I think it's good choices for you because using social media when you're young sometimes will get troubles, so you had better talk to your parents if you feel uncomfortable. And you shouldn't share your passwords with your friends too. Imagine if she gets that and types comments miscellaneously, it really not good for you.

Submitted by CreamViolet6 on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 08:34

I agree with Alex. You should tell you parent or your teacher. They can help you and don’t be sad about the message (Hai L)

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