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It's a new year and a new decade, and teens and adults around the world hope that respect, safety and freedom will define online life in the 2020s, new Microsoft research shows.Read more
- Jacqueline Beauchere, Chief Online Safety Officer at Microsoft
For Safer Internet Day 2019, Microsoft released a new research showing that people around the world, and in particular in the United States, Germany, France and Belgium, are reportedly experiencing increased levels of online civility.Read more
- Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer
In July 2018, Microsoft concluded its inaugural Council for Digital Good, an initiative involving 15 teens from 12 US states, selected to help advance Microsoft's work in digital civility: promoting safer and healthier online interactions among all people. Six months later, Microsoft shares what these impressive young people have done since their council term ended, as well as their planned activities for Safer Internet Day 2019.Read more
- Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft
Microsoft is a supporter of Safer Internet Day, the annual celebration of creating a safer and better internet for children and young people across the globe, and frequently launches new research and initiatives in support of the campaign. Last October, we reported on the establishment of Microsoft's Council for Digital Good. Here, Jacqueline Beauchere, Chief Online Safety Officer at Microsoft, reports on the success of its teen council after one year of operation.Read more