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


  • Beware of fake tech support scammers I got the following email from a relative of mine this week and it immediately sounded an alarm in my head. “Was on phone for hours with Yahoo tech in Texas. Apparently, my Yahoo account was hacked from outside the state ... More...
  • Making the most of holiday screen time By Kerry Gallagher Families with school-age children everywhere are looking forward to a week or more of quality time together. In many parts of the country this time will be spent mostly indoors due to cold weather. Since new electronic devices ... 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

Let’s Talk

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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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