Industry partners are key stakeholders in the Better Internet for Kids agenda, working with the European Commission and Safer Internet Centres across Europe to ensure that products and services are safer by design, and that appropriate measures and responses can be given to any issues identified.

Many industry partners also develop awareness-raising campaigns and materials.

On this page, you'll find a selection of articles corresponding to the work of industry in contributing to a safer and better internet.

2023-03-30 cyberbullying, excessive use, gaming, media literacy/education, potentially harmful content BIK Team

The Insafe network celebrates Safer Internet Day 2023

The Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres did not hold back when it came to the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of Safer Internet Day. For the occasion, a lot of new resources including lesson plans, videos and other material were published all over Europe. Find a recap of the most recent network resources below. 

2023-03-29 potentially harmful content, technical settings German Safer Internet Centre

Six months of the Helpline Ukraine by Nummer gegen Kummer e.V.

Those who fled from the war in Ukraine to Germany could not receive the help they needed at the German-language counselling services of Nummer gegen Kummer. However, it quickly became clear that this sensitive group in particular needs a high level of support in their native language.

2023-02-13 cyberbullying, gaming, media literacy/education BIK Team

Worldwide celebrations for Safer Internet Day 2023

On Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we celebrated the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), with events and activities taking place right across the globe. With a theme, once again, of “Together for a better internet”, the day called upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. The day was a great success, and we are excited to share with you just a few of the achievements so far from the coordination level. 

2023-02-07 media literacy/education BIK Team

Happy Safer Internet Day 2023!

Today is the day! On Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) – the annual flagship campaign to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe online. With a theme of "Together for a better internet", today calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. 

2022-12-06 media literacy/education BIK Team

The SIC+ Focus Group: Fostering global collaboration between European Safer Internet Centres and like-minded organisations around the world

In October 2022, the day after the Safer Internet Forum (SIF), participants from the SIC+ programme gathered together from all over the world to participate in the SIC+ Focus Group in Brussels. In addition to the SIC+ members, a number of European Safer Internet Centres (SICs), the European Commission (EC), BIK Youth Ambassadors and Twitter were also represented. The session focused on two main topics for exchange: public-private partnerships and Safer Internet Day 2023. This article provides a brief overview of the points discussed.

2022-10-24 media literacy/education BIK Team

Networking opportunity for Safer Internet Centres and members of the Intergroup on Children's Rights in the European Parliament

On Tuesday, 25 October 2022, the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) will meet with several MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) who are part of the Intergroup on Children's Rights at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. This networking event will be an opportunity for direct, informal exchange between MEPs and the Insafe network on the priorities and challenges in accordance with the new BIK+ strategy. 

2022-09-30 data privacy, media literacy/education, potentially harmful content Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

The importance of cybersecurity and media literacy going hand-in-hand

There are more and more online security threats that must be met with special care. New attacks, combined with the exploitation of users' lack of digital literacy, are among the trends that continue in cybersecurity threats. The Portuguese Safer Internet Centre explains the concerns about online safety.

2022-09-30 media literacy/education, potentially harmful content INHOPE

INHOPE Summit 2022

On 20- 21 September 2022, INHOPE (the International Association of Internet Hotlines) held its fifth annual summit, hosted by Amazon Web Services in Washington D.C., with a theme of “Talk about it”. 

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