Well done everyone who took part in helping to break an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS ™ title for
Thanks to everyone who made a pledge for Safer Internet Day we are pleased to announce we are now the current record holders for ‘Most pledges received for an internet safety campaign in 24 hours' with a total of 16,372 pledges
To find the official event certificate on the Guinness World Records shop enter the date 9/02/2021 and select United Kingdom from the country drop down.
Over 16,000 of you made a pledge to help create #AnInternetWeTrust and many more got involved with Safer Internet Day exploring this year theme ‘An internet we trust: Exploring reliability in the online world’.
To continue to explore this years theme or fulfil your pledge we've collated some free resources focussing on reliability in the online world. Click here to access our Purple Mash resources.
We have partnered with UK Safer Internet Centre and Amazon Web Services to put together this free guide to support parents and carers in recognising the reliability of the information that you encounter online and being able to advise your children enabling them to grow into a responsible digital citizen who is able to keep themselves safe while, at the same time, getting the very best from the digital world.
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation.
The global theme for Safer Internet Day is “Together for a better internet”, with this year’s UK campaign entitled “An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world”.
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over 150 countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community.
For more information on Safer Internet Day 2021 click here.
Tips for children and parents to make the most of their time online are available here.
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