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U.S. Safer Internet Day focused on potential, positives and problems too

It was a great honor that ConnectSafely.org, the non-profit Internet Safety organization where I serve as co-director, was selected to host the first official U.S. Safer Internet Day.  The day, which has been celebrated in Europe for the past 11 years, saw events across the world including a celebration in Washington D.C. Tuesday where Senator […]

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ConnectSafely Releases Parents’ Guides to Instagram and Snapchat

Guides demystify popular photo-sharing apps and walk kids and parents through safety and privacy features Palo Alto, CA, May 21, 2013 – ConnectSafely.org, a leading Internet safety nonprofit, today announced the publication of two new and timely parents’ guides to Instagram and Snapchat, answering the Top 5 questions parents have about these photo-sharing apps so popular […]

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Russia Safer Internet Day presentations 2012

In Februrary 2012, ConnectSafely co-directors Larry Magid and Anne Collier were invited to speak at Russia’s Safer Internet Day conferences in Moscow. Here are some of their presentations: Digital literacy, digital citizenship (Anne Collier) Internet Safety: Some Context (Anne Collier) A (very) brief history of US Internet Safety (Anne Collier) From child exploitation to bubble-wrapped […]

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