"The Family Online Safety Institute is encouraged by the changes that Facebook announced today to the posting of graphic or disturbing material. In order to protect young people in particular, it is imperative that Facebook - and all other social media sites - have in place a review process for this type of material and provide warnings where appropriate."
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 LinkedIn will become its newest member. LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, is committed to continually evolving its approach to safety while expanding service to younger demographics.
The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced that Vodafone has joined as a member. Vodafone, headquartered in London, is one of the world's largest mobile telecommunications companies by revenue and a strong advocate for child safety online.
Today the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) has partnered with some of the world's foremost experts on digital citizenship to discuss the latest thinking on creating positive online behaviors at a global forum in Melbourne.
"The Family Online Safety Institute applauds the British government for taking a proactive, zero tolerance approach to child sexual abuse material on the Internet and we welcome these measures from industry to help keep kids safe online."
In conjunction with Europe's Year of Citizens, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will host its Annual European Forum. The event convenes leaders from industry, government, academics and NGOs to focus on online safety, privacy issues and data protection.
WASHINGTON, DC - Facebook, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, and the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced a series of activities to advance healthy online experiences so young people can more easily make smart and responsible choices on the Internet.
Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) announced that T-Mobile will become the newest member of FOSI. T-Mobile USA is committed to protecting kids and families while providing innovative new products and services to millions of customers.
A Platform for Good (PfG), a project of The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), is asking everyone to pledge to use their power for good. The launch of A Pledge for Good coincides with Safer Internet Day, an international event which aims to help make the online community a safer, more respectful place.
Continuing their mission to make the online world safer for kids and their families, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will be taking part in Data Privacy Day today to encourage a culture of digital responsibility around the world. Data Privacy Day is an effort to help Internet users understand and control their online experience and reputation.