A Safer Internet for All

Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.

Good Digital Parenting

BLOG

Tips for Introducing New Tech to Kids

By Joe Yeager | May 21, 2015

There are several steps that should be taken by parents before they hand over that new piece of equipment to their kids. 

Parenting #Safety #Screen Time #Parental Controls

BLOG

Be Purposeful in Your Posts

By Carolynn Crabtree | May 18, 2015

Be purposeful about how you’re interacting with others on social media and what accomplishments you want to share with the entire world on the web.

Digital Citizenship #Social Media #Teens #Digital Reputation #College

Policy & Research

POLICY BRIEF

Everything Connected: Possibilities and Privacy

The advent of connected cars, interactive fridges and Internet-enabled watches brings with it a wealth of possibilities. However, the ways in which the new technology will simplify our daily lives, boost commercial profits and the innumerable life-changing opportunities that it presents must be balanced against the potential for invasion of privacy, data breaches and even misuse.

Privacy

POLICY BRIEF

#WePROTECT: Global Online Child Sexual Abuse Summit

There are few crimes more heinous than the sexual abuse of children. While the offense certainly did not originate with the Internet, the development of the technology has allowed perpetrators to share details of their abuse with thousands of people around the world. This distribution results in the intensified and continual suffering of many victims.   

International

VIDEO

What's Trending Online 2014 Video

Have you ever thought about how many people all over the world are connected online? Or how much Internet access has expanded around the globe? This video was presented at the Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference in November, 2014 where over 90 speakers and 500 attendees gathered to explore the changing world of online safety.  

International