Safer Internet Day 2016 was a great success

The 13th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on 9 February 2016. The theme for the day was ‘Play your part for a better internet', encouraging all stakeholders – children and young people, parents and carers, teachers and educators, and industry and politicians – to celebrate the day and play a personal role in helping to create a better internet for all, but especially for children and young people. The day was a great success, as illustrated in the SID summary report – download it here.
Key highlights include:
Additionally, a number of of Safer Internet Centres, SID Committees, SID Supporters, schools and youth panellists, got in touch to tell us how they marked the day – see the blog articles below:
You can also visit the Safer Internet Day website to view individual country and supporter pages.
We're already starting to prepare for Safer Internet Day 2017 – we'll share information with you via the Safer Internet Day website, Better Internet for Kids portal and BIK bulletin as soon as we can!

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