Yahoo!7 is a website that provides local and global searching, free email, messaging, news, sport, travel, shopping, movies, music and more. Yahoo!7 is jointly operated online by the Seven Network Limited and Yahoo! Inc and contains information and content which has been localised for an Australian audience.
Website URL: http://au.yahoo.com
The Yahoo!7 SafeSearch tool allows you to filter out explicit, inappropriate and adult orientated content from being displayed amongst Yahoo!7 search results. Yahoo!7's default SafeSearch setting is off.
To turn SafeSearch on, you can:
Yahoo!7 SafeSearch cannot guarantee that all explicit content will be recognised and filtered out of your search results. You can find more information at Yahoo!'s SafeSearch page.
Yahoo!7's Privacy Centre provides information on how account holders can review and adjust marketing preferences, and also turn behavioural advertising off.
Right: an example of Yahoo!7's Privacy Center page.
As a Yahoo!7 account holder, you can create a sign-in seal to protect yourself from phishing websites. A sign-in seal is a secret message or photo that Yahoo! will display on a genuine Yahoo!7 website when you log in. If the seal isn't displayed you may have landed on a phishing page. More information is available at Yahoo! Sign In-Seal FAQ.
Right: an example of Yahoo!7's sign-in seal page.
Yahoo!7 has Report buttons located alongside each item of user generated content.
You can click this button to report the specific piece of content to Yahoo!7 for review and where appropriate removal.
You can also submit a report via Yahoo!7's Abuse Help Form.
Right: an example of how to report cyberbullying or abuse to Yahoo!7.
Yahoo!7 is free to join and use.
Goods and services can be purchased through the website. For example, Yahoo!7 Shopping allows people to purchase a range of products.
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