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Safer Internet Day 2014: Let's create a better internet together

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Safer Internet Day (SID) is organized by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world.

Safer Internet Day 2014 will be celebrated on February, 11th, 2014. The tagline for the campaign is “Let’s create a better internet together”.

Safer Internet Day is an international education and awareness-raising effort spanning more than 100 countries around the globe. Connect Safely, who is recognized for their educational resources and informational articles for parents, students, teachers and communities regarding digital safety, is hosting Safe Internet Day in the United States.

With the latest study from PEW Research stating that 95% of teens have access to the Internet, 80% of kids have cell phones and 48% have data plans, providing a safe cyber-space should be a priority for all parents.

Connect Safely offers a complete guide to cyber-security.

Cyberbullying is a hot topic that is a major concern not only for schools, but for parents. How do you know if your child is a victim or a bully themselves?

Parents can help prevent cyberbullying, Connect Safely offers resources to help educate you and a Cyberbullying Resource Guide for educators and community groups.

You don't have to wait for February 11th, visit Connect Safely and learn something new about the internet each day. The internet is always growing and expanding.

Join Safer Internet Day on Facebook and follow them on Twitter! Use hashtag #SID2014.

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