Safer Internet Day Articles

Yahoo Launches New Website For Safer Internet Day
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Yahoo said today it is launching Yahoo Safely, ahead of Safer Internet Day on February 8, in an effort to create safer online experiences for young people.

Yahoo Safely allows users in  26 countries and 14 languages to access information and advices on making better choices online. The site aims to to inform parents, educators, and young people in their own languages about important topics, such as managing digital reputations, avoiding cyber-bullying, and learning how to minimize risks on mobile devices.

EU Calls For More Privacy On Social Networks

The European Commission is reminding teenagers to "Think before you post!" on social networking sites as Europe marks Safer Internet Day.

The Commission said 50 percent of European teenagers give out personal information on the web, which can remain online forever and be seen by anybody.

Google Australia Observes Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day isn’t something you’re likely to find marked on a bookstore calendar, and even Wikipedia, which notes that February 10th is when Saint Paul’s shipwreck is commemorated, doesn’t recognize it.  The occasion’s important enough within our little online community, though, and Google Australia chose to recognize it.