Safer internet day

Safer internet day 6 February 2018 - find out what's happening


Family Lives is very pleased to be supporting Safer Internet Day 2018 celebrated across the world on Tuesday 6 February. The theme for Safer Internet Day 2018 is 'Create, Connect and Share Respect. A better internet starts with you'

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation. 

If you're a parent, there are lots of ways you can support your child when using the internet. You can read our guide to the latest social media apps and how old your children should be to use them, our parents' guide to Facebook, and Twitter 

Visit the Safer Internet Day website to find out what is happening on 6 February 2018 and for ideas on how you can get involved and for excellent resources from teaching plans, videos and online guides. 

Safer Internet Day video

Watch the Safter Internet Day video to find out what it's all about and how to get involved.


You can follow Safer Internet Day on Twitter and Facebook and use the #SID18 hashtag.


Safer Internet Day is a partnership between Childnet International, Internet Watch Foundation and South West Grid for Learning, part-funded by the European Union and part of the Insafe-INHOPE network.

How we can help you

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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