As you know Safer Internet Day is on 11 February 2014. During the day, there will be many activities across the world to raise awareness of the dangers and showcase the opportunities of the online world. Find out which activities will take place in your country.
So let us know what would be a great Christmas gift for a better internet. Check out below our wish and of other organisations:
The Best Content for Kids European Award was a competition promoting positive content online for very young users (4-12 years old).
Now the competition is finished and the national winners were selected. However, your contribution is still needed! So, vote for your favourite entries! It is very easy to do so, and does not take so much time. Help us make sure we are contributing for a better internet together.
Access the ‘Winners’ section, where you can see the national winners for each category:
Now you just need to click on each entry’s image so you can see it. Then you are set for rating!
See? It could not be easier. So, what are you waiting for? You are a click away to make sure young users have great content.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
**Note** It is possible to vote from one IP address multiple times. We have chosen not to limit the possibilities to vote so users at schools, libraries and other public places – can vote and to reach out to as many users as possible.
Our Youth Ambassador, João, told us: “My generation was born in the digital era. We spend many hours online, and adults don’t always understand and know what we do. That is why it is so important to connect and bring together both the youngsters and the older generations.” Read more…
Show your parents the “Digital Universe of our Children” video which answers some of the questions they might have about your online behaviour:
You may have heard how a 5th grade teacher raised awareness of how dangerous can be to post a photo of yourself. Her creative way to approach the issue has made her a social media phenomenon! Read more…
Users on Reddit helped the teacher prove her point by modifying her picture, showcasing how easy it can be to modify a picture once it is online. See the modified image below:
Remember, once you post something online, the information stays there forever! So how would you raise awareness of the risks in social media for younger friends and siblings?