#SaferInternetDay: New to the internet

If you’re new to the internet, or already use it but would like to take advantage of the huge variety of things it can do to make life easier, we’d like to help.

At Get Safe Online we’re true fans of the internet, but also aware of the type of problems people face from people like fraudsters and abusers. After all, that’s our job. On this website, you’ll find a wealth of information for everyone, on how to protect yourself, your family, your bank account and your online devices.

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SaferInternetDay: Social media

Social networking is a global revolution, enabling billions of people worldwide to stay in touch with their friends, share experiences and photographs and exchange personal content. In many ways it has replaced the phone and email. For many users, it has become a way of life. 

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#SaferInternetDay #DateSafe

Online dating sites such as Match.com, eHarmony.com and Zoosk.com take the traditional matchmaking process online and allow people to meet one another via the internet, with many encounters leading to long-term relationships. 

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#SaferInternetDay Staying safe whilst blogging

Safer Internet Day 2020 is being celebrated around the world on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

The global theme is ‘together for a better internet’ and this year in the UK we are putting the focus on how young people explore and express their identity online.

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#SaferInternetDay is coming @UK_SIC

Safer Internet Day 2020 is being celebrated around the world on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

The global theme is ‘together for a better internet’ and this year in the UK we are putting the focus on how young people explore and express their identity online.

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News: Get Safe Online warns about Brexit related scams

Get Safe Online is warning about a number of scams which will undoubtedly be perpetrated in order take advantage of changes in the law and processes. In fact, some scams have already been reported, prior to Brexit taking place.

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News: Get Safe Online works with Kaspersky to protect connected kids

The internet is fast becoming the foundation of children’s’ everyday life – making parents’ job of keeping them safe online harder. Internet security company Kaspersky has found that nearly all (98%) of children receive their first connected device before they turn 13 – whilst over half (58%) of parents have spent less than 30 minutes talking to their children about internet dangers throughout their childhood.

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