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ConnectSafely Announces Safer Internet Week 2022

ConnectSafely aims to create a safer internet by bringing resources to children and parents virtually Silicon Valley, CA February 3, 2022—ConnectSafely, the US host of Safer Internet Day, is announcing this year’s Safer Internet Day, running all week as Safer Internet...

ConnectSafely and The Meet Group to Further Safer Dating Education

Palo Alto, CA and New Hope, PA, October 8, 2020 – ConnectSafely and The Meet Group announced they are collaborating to provide educational resources to help people more safely use online dating services and tools. "ConnectSafely is pleased to be helping The Meet Group...

CBS News Radio to Distribute ConnectSafely Report

(PALO ALTO, CA September 10, 2020) ConnectSafely, the nonprofit internet safety organization and CBS News Radio are launching the ConnectSafely Report, a twice-weekly one-minute radio segment.  ConnectSafely is producing the content, to be distributed by CBS News...

ConnectSafely Hosts U.S. Safer Internet Day

PALO ALTO, CA — ConnectSafely.org, the nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security, is hosting the official U.S. Safer Internet Day events in Mountain View, Calif. on Tuesday, February 11th. Safer...

Safer Internet Day is Tuesday

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...

ConnectSafely and Kik partner up for online safety resources

ConnectSafely is pleased to announce Kik as our newest supporter and partner. Kik is a chat platform that seamlessly connects teens with friends and with the brands, entertainment, games and news they love. The company has more than 300 million registered users and is...

ConnectSafely releases The Senior's Guide to Online Safety

(San Francisco: September 12, 2016) ConnectSafely.org, in partnership with Comcast Internet Essentials, has just published The Senior's Guide to Online Safety. This guide, which is available for free online and in print, was released at an educational event at the...

ConnectSafely and After School partner to protect teens online

ConnectSafely is pleased to welcome After School as our latest supporter and partner. After school is a social network app for both iOS and Android that fosters fun and creative online and offline experiences for America's teens, in what the company refers to as a...

ConnectSafely's successful Safer Internet Day celebration

By Hani Khan ConnectSafely.org presented the official U.S. Safer Internet Day 2016: 'Play your part for a better Internet’ event at Universal Studios Hollywood on February 9th. Safer Internet Day is celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world.After...

ConnectSafely appoints Kerry Gallagher Director of K-12 Education

Palo Alto, CA, (October 1, 2015) – ConnectSafely is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerry Gallagher as Director of K-12 Education. This is a part-time position for Kerry, who continues to serve as Technology Integration Specialist at St. John’s Prep in Danvers,...

ConnectSafely releases The Educator's Guide to Social Media

Contact Hani Khan --  Press@ConnectSafely.org / 650-346-7045 Palo Alto, CA, (August 18, 2015) – ConnectSafely.org, a leading non-profit Internet safety organization, today released  The Educator's Guide to Social Media to help K-12 educators better understand how to...

ConnectSafely releases A Parents’ Guide to Student Data Privacy

Click here to view A Parents Guide to Student Data PrivacyPalo Alto, CA, (April 28, 2015) – ConnectSafely.org, a leading non-profit Internet safety organization, today released A Parents’ Guide to Student Data Privacy, in partnership with the Future of Privacy Forum...

ConnectSafely partners with app developers to fight Ebola

ConnectSafely has been working with the co-founders of Journey, an app development platform company based in South Africa, about raising awareness, funds and resources for an app they developed called Ebola Care. The app is designed to help health care workers in...

ConnectSafely.org named US host for Safer Internet Day

Washington, D.C., November 6, 2013--Safer Internet Day, which has been celebrated throughout the world for the last 10 years, is about to get a big boost in the United States. ConnectSafely.org has been appointed by INSAFE and the European Commission as the US host...