Just check the Safer Internet Programme: Raising awareness & empowering children.
Much of its efforts has focused on children and teenagers, who have become massive users of social networking sites, and active users of the Internet as a whole.
The European Commission is supporting self-regulation when it is broadly accepted by stakeholders and where it provides for effective enforcement. Therefore, the Commission welcomed the first self-regulatory agreement signed by major social networks active in Europe on Safer Internet Day, 10 February 2009, in Luxembourg.
- Increasing awareness about the risks linked to the Internet
- Encouraging the adoption of rules and principles by those who create new interactive tools (self-regulation)
- Involve children in creating a safer online environment