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Browse our selection of news stories to learn more about how young people from across Europe (and beyond) have been contributing to creating a safer and better internet. And, if you're interested in browsing a fuller selection of news stories, head on over to the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal or check out the quarterly BIK bulletin for regular highlights. If you're keen to contribute with a story of your own, check out the BIK content contribution guidelines - we'd love to hear from you!

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  • Making terms and conditions accessible to young people with the BIK Youth Ambassadors

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:30/06/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    In February 2020, a group of six Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors marked Safer Internet Day (SID) by hosting a dialogue with industry members from the Alliance to better protect minors online at the European Commission (EC) on the age appropriateness of apps and services' privacy information for children and young people. Below, three of them – Matej, Kathrin and Charampoulos – look back on their experience and share their aspirations.

  • Are you aware of your terms and conditions? – #Pledge2Youth

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:08/05/2020
    • Author:Matěj Bednář, BIK Youth Ambassador

    In February 2020, on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID), a group of Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors prepared a Youth Pledge for a Better Internet on how to make the information on the apps and services they use on the internet more age appropriate for children and young people, and presented it to a panel of industry representatives at the European Commission. Matěj, BIK Youth Ambassador from Czechia, reflects on his experience below.

  • Youth Pledge for a Better Internet on Safer Internet Day 2020

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:11/02/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    In celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020, a group of Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors prepared a Youth Pledge for a Better Internet on how to make the information on the apps and services they use on the internet more age appropriate for children and young people. 

  • Encouraging civil online discourse in the new decade for SID 2020

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:03/02/2020
    • Author:Microsoft

    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.

  • Microsoft SID 2020 study - Teens are better than adults at finding help with online issues

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:30/01/2020
    • Author:Microsoft

    For World Kindness Day, on Wednesday, 13 November 2019, Microsoft called on teens across the globe to assist adults with online issues. That's because, according to their latest research conducted in 25 countries, teens are considerably better than adults at tracking down useful resources to help resolve digital difficulties.

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