Aim – Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all
Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook today announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 non-governmental organisations and government agencies – with the aim of raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all.
Launching a series of initiatives, including a specially created family-friendly animation which directs viewers to the Parent Portal in the Facebook Safety Centre, parents and caregivers can access a variety of information and tips on how to discuss issues of online safety with teens, developed in partnership with safety experts from around the world.
Some of these resources include:
The Facebook Safety Centre (mobile friendly and available in over 50 languages, including step-by-step instructional videos):
The Parent Portal – www.Facebook.com/safety/parents
Local resources for parents, teachers and caregivers – www.Facebook.com/safety/resources
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