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2014-02-11 08:36:11

Today We Recognize Ways We Optimize the Internet for Social Good On- and Off-line WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online safety experts, youth advocates, students, government representatives and leading technology executives gather today in the nation's capital to discuss youth perspectives and practices in social media to commemorate Safer Internet Day. Marked annually on the second Tuesday of February in more than 100 countries, the Day is designed to promote safe,...

2011-01-31 11:17:00

Leading Internet and Technology Companies and Online Safety Advocates Launch App to Educate Users On The Go WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet Education Foundation (IEF) today announced the launch of "Net Safety Tips On The Go" (Net Safety Tips OTG), the first-ever digital safety and security advice app for wireless users. Developed with the support of Google and Verizon, this innovative app makes it easy for consumers and families to keep up with mobile and...

2009-12-06 21:00:00

PAL ALTO, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As the latest step in its commitment to improve safety on Facebook and across the Web, today the company announced the formation of the Facebook Safety Advisory Board, a group of five leading Internet safety organizations from North America and Europe that will serve in a consultative capacity to the company on issues related to online safety. The five organizations on the board are Common Sense Media, ConnectSafely, WiredSafety, Childnet...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.