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Safer Internet Day 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018 is  being celebrated globally on

 Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan

 “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees more than a thousand organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. ‚Äč

  • 1,700+ organisations across the UK are delivering activities for Safer Internet Day, from tech companies, banks and football clubs, to schools, police services and charities across the UK.
  • The #SID2018 social media campaign is set to reach millions - see what others are posting and get involved. Plus look out for the #SID2018 custom emoji and Snapchat filter! 
  • The social media campaign is being kickstarted with our Thunderclap on the morning of Safer Internet Day, which has a social reach of over 9 million! 
  • People are sharing their #ItStartsWithUs pledges to help inspire a better internet. See what others have created and get involved by downloading our templates.
  • Youth events will take place across the UK, giving young people the opportunity to speak to policymakers about these important issues.
  • Schools and others are using our Education PacksSID TV films and online quiz to run activities for children and young people and parents and carers.
  • On Safer Internet Day, the UK Safer Internet Centre will publish a report into the role of technology in young people's friendships.
  • Celebrities will be getting behind the campaign, such as Diana Award Ambassador James McVey of the Vamps.
  • Families will be exploring how to stay safe online using our top tips for under-11s11-18s and parents and carers.

Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in around 130 countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.

Follow @safeinternetday and visit www.saferinternetday.org to find out more.