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COMPETITION TIME 🔊February 9, 2021 marked the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day!This year’s theme was together for a better internet reminding us all that we need to band together to help make the internet a safer and better place for everyone.Because we are HUGE advocates for safe spaces (especially online ones because WhyNot lives on the internet) we want to celebrate with you!The Get Comfortable Online competition is calling for all types of creative submissions from young people aged 18 to 30 addressing the topic of your online world.To help get the ideas flowing we have come up with some possible issues you can focus on:•How you stay safe online•Cyberbullying•Online experiences that you have had that make you feel uncomfortable or unsafe•Your story into the online space (when you set up Facebook, Instagram, that myspace account you’re not sure is still activate)•The comparison between your parental restrictions as an oldest child compared to your younger siblings – or vice versa•The pressure you feel to act the same way as others online (e-pressure)•Why is e-safety important•Catfishing, identity theft, privacy etc.As mentioned, the competition winner will receive $300 cash payment and two runners-up will also be selected to receive $200 each. All submissions will be published on the WhyNot platform.All entries must be received by 6pm on Friday, 19 March 2021 (AEDT) and entry is restricted to one per person.To find our more and submit head to www.whynot.org.au/get-comfortable-online-competition/ ... See MoreSee Less
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