MMA Launches Web Rangers 2018 on Safer Internet Day!

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Celebrate Safer Internet Day with MMA, Facebook, FPB, Google and partners

Media Invitation

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and partners invite media to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 at Facebook in Johannesburg. SID aims to, “raise awareness of emerging online issues and chooses a topic reflecting current concerns.”

Join us as we hear from children as well as representatives from leaders in the digital space such as Facebook on how South Africa can keep its children safe and in line with this year’s SID theme “Create, connect and share respect”.

On the day, MMA will also launch its 2018 Web Rangers programme, which bring together civil society, children, educators, government and the private sector to promote online safety and positive use of the internet. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has partnered with Google, Film and Publications Board (FPB), Facebook, PPM Attorneys, MTN & Digital You on this unique programme where young people are champions of online safety and use their skills to make the world a better place through innovative campaigns.

Selected schools from Johannesburg will participate in the celebrations by taking part in a range of activities aimed at highlighting digital safety.

This event is by RSVP ONLY.  Contact details are provided below:

2018 Safer Internet Day Celebrations

Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018.

Venue: Facebook, Johannesburg (Details by RSVP)

Time: 10:00 – 14:00

To make a reservation please contact:

Ayabulela Poro

Head of Children’s Programme

ayabulelap@mma.org.za

OR

Phakamile Khumalo

Web Rangers Coordinator

phakamilek@mma.org.za

Media Monitoring Africa

Tel: +2711 788 1278