Parents of today's teenagers are pioneers in dealing with the new world of online and digital safety. Online social media, networking and mobile devices with texting and digital cameras are all less than a decade old. Best practices, guidelines and advice on digital privacy are yet to be fully formulated and we are still walking through minefields.
Insafe, a European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the internet and mobile devices to young people, has organized Safer Internet Day. To be held this year on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 in over 65 countries of the world, its topic this year is "our virtual lives" with the slogan "it's more than a game, it's your life".
Although Safer Internet Day is a nice reminder of the importance of Internet safety, it is something that parents must be continuously vigilant about. Yahoo! has a newly redesigned Safety site, Yahoo! Safely, which is taking part in Safer Internet Day 2011. You can find more informationRead More »from User Post: Pioneers in a New Online World