Safer internet day: Education key to a better internet

Ensuring that children and young teenagers stay safe online means teaching them how to critically assess the content they come across, say policymakers.

The internet is a central part of many people's lives, particularly younger generations who have little to no idea what life was like before the internet existed. Most of us are members of social networks and regularly watch films, shop and read articles - all online.

Although the internet is an incredibly useful tool, as European education, culture youth and sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics points out, "it also has a dark side. Some people abuse it to spread propaganda, hate speech or radical ideas, potentially leading to violent extremism."


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