Make today’s Safer Internet Day count by ensuring you and your family is safe online and getting the most out of the games you play together.
Safer Internet Day is coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet.
There are loads of ways you can make the day count, and lots of suggestions on the main Safer Internet Day site. But here at Ask About Games we have some suggestions for you and your family.
- Understand: PEGI ratings with our guide.
- Check: Parental Controls settings are up to date.
- Discover: Family Gaming Advocate parents.
- Learn: PEGI Quick Guide videos to games.
The UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternetday.org.uk.
Last year Safer Internet Day 2016 reached 2.8 million children and 2.5 million parents which is amazing. Let’s make this year even bigger and make sure families are getting the most out of the Internet in a safe and responsible way.