Welcome to ConnectSafely.org

int_000008037915Small-200x300ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The user-driven, all-media, multi-platform, fixed and mobile social Web is a big part of young people’s lives, and this is the central space – linked to from social networks across the Web – for learning about safe, civil use of Web 2.0 together.

Featured Posts


  • What Would George Washington Think of the Internet? By Kerry Gallagher The way we communicate is more instantaneous and media-rich today than ever before in history. But both history and modern times are peppered with testy relationships, varying personalities, and complicated politics. While we sometimes think that life is ... More...
  • Safer Internet Day is Tues The official U.S. event will by hosted by ConnectSafely.org at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The U.S. event will bring together elementary, middle school and high school students and online safety experts, youth advocates and leading technology companies to ... More...

Resources and Safety Tips

How to avoid acne for those with really ugly hair
Sexting for Dogs and Cat
How to Bully Your Neighbor
Facebook for Dead Heads stuck in the 1980s
How to make a million dollars on Twitter
Internet Safety tips from North Korea

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Media Library

Think Before You Post!

Speaking with young kids about cyberbullying and other online risks is so important! Check out this video to help launch a discussion.

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