Creating a safer and better internet for children and young people
The Better Internet for Kids portal provides information, guidance and resources on better internet issues from the joint Insafe-INHOPE network of Safer Internet Centres in Europe, and other key stakeholders.
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This year's edition of Safer Internet Forum took place online towards the end of November 2020 with the theme of "Digital (dis)advantage: creating an inclusive world for children and young people online". In case you missed it, session recordings and selected presentations are now available.
On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will celebrate the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day. With actions taking place right across the globe, once again we'll join "Together for a better internet".
Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond
How to talk to your teenager about sexting?Maltese Safer Internet Centre
Sexting is the electronic sending and receiving of photos and videos that are sexually suggestive or explicit, often containing nudity, sex acts, texted sexual messages, or sexting emojis. Talking to your kids about sexting can feel awkward for everyone but it is an important conversation to have, especially considering this phenomenon is on the rise among teenagers.
Latvian Helpline 116111 launches app to help children in crisis situationLatvian Safer Internet Centre
Latvian Helpline 116111 has released an app to make psychological assistance more accessible to children. This free app, created by the State Inspectorate for Protection of Children’s rights, was intended for children and adolescents to receive psychological assistance when facing online breaches.
Preventing the negative impact of influencers on children and teenagersMaltese Safer Internet Centre
As the popularity and success of paid social media influencers increases, their followers often not only want what the influencers have, but also to be them.
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