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COMMUNITY: United back Safer Internet Day

Helping to make the internet a safer place for everybody

6 February 2018

Carlisle United Football Club has added its support to a global awareness campaign and is encouraging fans to ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect’ to help make the internet a better place this Safer Internet Day.

On Tuesday 6 February 2018, millions across the UK and globally will be celebrating Safer Internet Day and United have pledged our support along with hundreds of schools and organisations across the UK. 

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the day is a great opportunity to talk to your family and friends about the responsible, respectful, critical and creative use of technology, and to remember that ‘a better internet starts with you’.  

The Blues will be part of the social media ‘Thunderclap’ today – so keep an eye out for our tweets and messages, and we have also assisted with presentations in local schools to raise awareness of the potential perils of the internet. 

Visit the UK Safer Internet Centre website ( where you can take the Safer Internet Day quiz, see what’s happening on the day, and find out more about what you can do to help your friends and family to stay safe online.

Together we can create a better internet 

This Safer Internet Day the global theme is ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you’ and we are calling on fans to get involved. Here are ideas about how you can help to create a better internet: 

+ Help your family and friends to have a positive time online by giving them the information they need to stay safe. See advice at 

+ Promote positive messages online, whether this is by backing a cause, helping a friend, reporting abuse or by showing support for your football club! 

+ Make the internet a better place this Safer Internet Day by taking positive action online. From liking your friend’s content to sharing kind messages, post online using #SID2018 and join the #ItStartsWithUs social media campaign by sharing what positive actions you are doing this Safer Internet Day. 

Find out more at 

Join the conversation at #SID2018 

Safer Internet Day is organised in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, which is a partnership of three charitable organisations, Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation.

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