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Press Releases
May
07
2018

The Family Online Safety Institute appreciated the opportunity to participate in the launch of First Lady Melania Trump’s Be Best initiative today. FOSI applauds the First Lady for her focus on children's social emotional well-being and promotion of kindness and compassion online. 

Mar
20
2018

The Family Online Safety Institute is committed to making the online world safer for children and their families. We believe that the digital era presents unparalleled opportunities for young people, and we strive to create a culture of responsibility and a sense of digital citizenship for all.

Mar
19
2018

The Family Online Safety Institute thanks the First Lady for convening this important conversation. This is FOSI’s 11th year and online safety is the central challenge of the digital age.

Dec
19
2017

Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) welcomes Snap Inc. as its newest member.

Nov
16
2017

A new study of parents of connected children released today by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) found that parents whose kids have their own connected device or social media account are notably more optimistic about the benefits of that technology than are those whose children do not have them. 

Nov
14
2017

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), the nation's leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policymakers about Internet safety, today announces Mattel as its newest member.

Nov
01
2017

Washington, DC – Zift and the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced new digital parenting guidelines for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Mar
16
2017

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), the nation's leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policymakers about Internet safety, announced today that TeenSafe has become its newest member. 

Feb
07
2017

Today, FOSI celebrates Safer Internet Day. Every year we look forward to this opportunity to come together around the globe to share lessons, resources and best practices as we work to create a better Internet for our kids. Now more than ever, it is essential to empower young people to be good digital citizens and to “be the change” for a safer and more civil Internet.

Dec
01
2016

Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) CEO Stephen Balkam today released a set of recommendations for the Trump transition team to create a focused response to the challenges and opportunities in online safety.