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- UK Safer Internet Centre
In the United Kingdom, the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC) marked Safer Internet Day (SID) by mobilising people across the country "Together for a better internet" and explore how a better internet starts with each and every one of us.Read more
- FSM, the German hotline
On Safer Internet Day 2019, German hotline partner Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter (FSM) published two awareness-raising videos and organised a live interactive talk.Read more
- Internet Hotline, the Hungarian hotline
In Hungary, widespread online abuse where "content is made accessible without permission" spurred five Communication and Media Science BA students from the Corvinus University of Budapest to produce a film that was supported by National Media and Infocommunications Authority. Now, to mark Safer Internet Day 2019, it was promoted – with consent from the authors – as part of a mini-campaign on YouTube.Read more
- Irish Safer Internet Centre
Webwise Ireland launched its back to school campaign video in late September. The short 2 and a half minute video, #BeInCtrl - A Short Film on Online Grooming was released on social media as a social media campaign. It has been watched 1.2 million times and received over 10,000 shares on Facebook to date.Read more
- Cypriot Safer Internet Centre
In Cyprus, in the framework of a Helpline and Hotline 1480 promotional campaign, Olympic athlete Antri Christoforou "enjoys her online routes with safety and responsibility", sending an awareness-raising message to children, adolescents and parents on the ethical and safe use of the internet.Read more
- Greek Safer Internet Centre
The Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) provides information, help and support to children and adult users of the internet through the website www.SaferInternet4Kids.gr. There, you can find information and useful materials regarding safe use of the internet and social media. This informative portal addresses parents and teachers, as well as teens and children, via a range of multimedia material which is updated daily. Available content includes comprehensive guides, free online tools, hot-topic presentations, awareness videos, informative webinars, lesson plans, quizzes, educational material for all ages and a regularly updated news section covering the latest developments on internet safety and privacy.Read more
- 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.Read more
- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre