Monday, 13 July 2009
07:13:14 AM (GMT)
Kupika is a site for making friends. Penpals. Whatever you want to call it.
It's a place to post your thoughts and let others comment on what they think,
make/join clubs, and be whoever you want to be on here.
It's not a site to do cyber-sex, bully, or harass other users. Of course to those who
I think it'd be better to post something other than, "CYBER ME," in your profile.
After all, make friends, have fun, that's what Kupika is for. And children young as 8
go on here, so be mindful of others.
It would freak someone out if you just go up to a random user and say, "HEY! Wanna
cyber?" Check their profiles first to see if there's any evidence that they cyber. If
you can't find any, then just try to make friends, and don't cyber with them.
To those who have been bothered about cybering or made uncomfortable:
If they make you uncomfortable, then just blacklist them. If you have been harassed,
bullied, blacklist. So simple! And if you have been asked questions such as,
"How old are you?" or "Which grade are you in?" tell them to check your profile. If
you put your age higher or lower as to protect your identity, make that known and
refuse to answer the question. If they truly want to be friends, they won't pressure
you into telling them your age, grade, etc.
Just remember not to put anything personal in your profile such as your adress,
current email adress, etc. There are internet-stalkers, and pedophiles. If you
suspect one of being a pedophile, ignore them. Don't give them more attention they
don't need, protect yourself by blacklisting, and don't provoke them by making
another account and coming on to them! For goodness sakes, you brought this upon
yourself, curiousity or not. Tell your friends through messages or whatever.
You should know to take responsiblity for what happens, and how to protect yourself.
Don't continue your conversation with them, and know when to stop. I was bothered by
one user a few months ago. Our conversation started out normal with, "how are you?"s
and "i'm fine,"s. Then the conversation took a turn where the user started asking
some more personal questions. I stopped then, never replied back, and he took the
hint and stayed away from me.
So I'm not trying to offend anyone, and if I do, I apologize about that. I know that
this entry will offend some of you or rub you the wrong way, so please tell me what
Last edited: 22 November 2009