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BEE SECURE awareness-raising work and materials on cyberbullying

  • Awareness
  • 30/03/2017
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Centres (SICs) across Europe exist to promote a safer and better use of the internet and mobile technologies among children and young people. Here, the Luxembourgish SIC shares information on some of its services, resources and campaigns to help combat cyberbullying.
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SID 2017 in Slovenia: Live video show "Cool manners online"

  • Awareness
  • 08/03/2017
  • Slovenian Safer Internet Centre

As part of our ongoing roundup of activity across the globe to celebrate the 2017 edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), here we hear from our colleagues at the Slovenian Safer Internet Centre on how they marked the day with a live video show.

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Privacy – Danish Safer Internet Centre releases third spot in its SID 2017 video campaign

  • Awareness
  • 06/03/2017
  • Danish Safer Internet Centre

The Danish Safer Internet Centre has continued its Safer Internet Day 2017 campaign activities with the release of the third and final video spot in a series of three.

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Stakeholders must unite in eliminating child sexual abuse material online

The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal is designed as a multistakeholder platform, where we welcome the contributions of many in promoting the overall aims of creating and safer and better online environment for children and young people. We were delighted, therefore, to receive this article from MEP Emma McClarkin on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2017, in which she outlines the global response needed to tackle the issues of child sexual abuse imagery online.

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Microsoft's Digital Civility Index challenges people to be more empathetic online

On Safer Internet Day (SID) 2017, Microsoft challenged people around the world to embrace "digital civility" and to treat each other with respect and dignity online. It may sound simple, but new Microsoft research shows people are concerned about the tone of online interactions and worry that risks will increase in the future.

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Protect your personal data - protect yourself

  • Awareness
  • 26/01/2017
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

Social networks have made it possible for individuals to quickly and easily share different types of media and information. With just a few clicks, you can post messages that could give away enough personal information to compromise your privacy. So, that's why it is critical to know how to protect your personal data. Because this way, you actually protect yourself.

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Safer Internet Day Thunderclap campaign: Be the change for a better internet

Safer Internet Day is fast approaching! The success of this year's edition depends on your support as we invite all of you to ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet'.

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Children with cerebral palsy at increased risk of bullying in school and online

  • Awareness
  • 01/12/2016
  • Cerebral Palsy Guidance

A recent focus on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal has been on tolerance online. We were pleased, therefore, to hear from the team at Cerebal Palsy Guidance - - on the particular issues facing children with disabilities and how we can work together to overcome the challenges they face.

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INHOPE core training for hotlines

Hotlines face a range of unique challenges in their work handling reports of web-based child sexual abuse material (CSAM). To assist them, INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, provides core training to equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary to do the job properly and safely.

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