News Overview 2022

New at the Frankfurt Child Protection Association"Safe in the right" helps with digital violence

70% of all young people have come into contact with digital violence at some point. Problems such as online bullying and online anger can affect anyone - and are particularly widespread among young people. The Corona pandemic, the lockdown, and homeschooling have also led to children and young people spending significantly more time online. Young children in particular have landed in the digital world completely unprepared. The Kinderschutzbund Frankfurt has reacted to this and founded the "Fachstelle digitale Gewalt und Jugendrecht" - Safe im Recht.
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klicksafe youth advisory board on the roadExplore Science - "Digital Worlds" in Mannheim

Getting young people excited about scientific topics and promoting networking between scientific institutions and schools - these are the goals of Explore Science. The science experience days in Mannheim will take place from June 22 to 26, 2022, and have been sponsored by the Klaus Tschira Foundation since 2006. The klicksafe youth advisory board is also involved.
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New klicksafe materialsWhat is my child actually doing on Twitch?

The streaming platform Twitch exerts a great fascination on children and young people. For parents, klicksafe offers a new booklet and a checklist that explain how to deal with Twitch.
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Digital WellbeingNew digital wellbeing materials available

Always be up to date, don't miss a thing - our lives are increasingly taking place online. The pull of digital offers is getting stronger and stronger and it is becoming more difficult - especially for young people - to consciously switch off. With our new poster "10 tips for digital well-being" and the accompanying poster to fill out yourself, you can help young people find their balance between online and offline activities.
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Netflix gamesUpdated guide: Netflix, Disney+ & Co - Using streaming services safely

Streaming services are constantly trying to expand their offerings in order to retain users or attract new ones. This can go beyond series and movies, as the example of Netflix shows. As early as November of last year, Netflix published its first games for its subscribers' mobile devices. There are now more than 20 Netflix games, and the number is growing. In our updated guide, we show parents what they should watch out for.
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New klicksafe topic areaChallenges - Risky tests of courage on the net

Skin burns, electric shocks, fires in school toilets - time and again, social media challenges encourage children and young people to engage in risky actions and self-harming behavior. On the other hand, there are also fun and harmless contests. In our new topic area, we provide detailed information about the phenomenon of Internet challenges and give tips on how to deal with them.
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International Children's DayWhat actually makes a good children's site on the web?

Today is International Children's Day. On this day, the focus is on children and their special needs and rights. This includes child-friendly, safe surfing spaces. Good children's sites support children in their development and education. But how can you actually recognize a good children's site on the web?
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Hate on the netConsistent prosecution necessary

In recent years, hatred, incitement and insults on the Internet have come under greater legal and political scrutiny. Not least because acts of violence such as those in Christchurch, Halle and Hanau cannot be considered without preceding radicalization processes on the Internet. The legal situation in Germany is relatively clear, depending on the criminal offense. A recent experiment by ZDF Magazin Royale shows that there are significant differences in the prosecution of hate on the Internet depending on the federal state.
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Record profits at the expense of children?Mobile games generate 2.7 billion euros in revenue from in-app purchases

Last year, more money was earned with mobile games in Germany than ever before. Unfortunately, many of the initially free games are designed so that players spend as much time as possible with them. They see more advertising and spend more money with in-app purchases. For the providers, these manipulative tricks keep the cash registers ringing. For children and young people, they are a big problem.
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Hazard atlas: Updated and expanded edition published

The Federal Center for Child and Youth Media Protection (BzKJ) has published the 2nd edition of the "Danger Atlas". This offers an up-to-date overview of the media use reality of children and young people and possible online dangers.
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Data protection - easily explainedNew working material available on the subject of data protection

The "Data Privacy - Easily Explained" project is expanding its offering in cooperation with klicksafe. Newly available are worksheets that complement 18 short video clips on topics such as data privacy and information security. The new brochure includes a total of eleven worksheets with work instructions and sample solutions. The worksheets can also be downloaded individually for direct processing on the computer. In this way, the topics can be prepared for the classroom in an easily accessible way.
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AGBs in briefNow available for order: Info material about Twitch, Discord and Zoom

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Terms of use for apps and online services are often long and difficult to understand. Users therefore rarely read them and have little chance of understanding the content. Our "Terms of use in brief" series offers help! Here we present the most important aspects of popular services. Information on the services Twitch, Discord and Zoom is now available for order.
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klicksafe in the podcast "D wie DigitalHow does digital self-defense work?

Anyone who wants to move safely and confidently on the Internet should master one thing: digital self-defense. What is behind this term? What tools should we all know? How can we learn media competence - and when should we start?
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klicksafe in an interview with hr-iNFO NetzweltThe case of Fynn Kliemann - how credible are influencers?

Research by ZDF Magazin Royale with presenter Jan Böhmermann has caused a lot of fuss about the influencer Fynn Kliemann. The focus is on accusations of questionable mask deals and lack of transparency in matters of donations. On this occasion, many are now asking: "How credible are Influencer*innen?". This was also the case with the hr-iNFO Netzwelt podcast, to which klicksafe coordinator Birgit Kimmel was invited.
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Award winners have been selectedData Protection Media Prize DAME 2021 awarded

With their cross-media data experiment "Made to Measure - A Digital Search for Traces," the artists' group Laokoon not only fascinated viewers, who were spellbound by how an entire life can be reconstructed using Google data. The jury members of the Data Protection Media Award were also convinced. The group around Cosima Terrasse, Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck is the winner of the DAME 2021 Privacy Media Award.
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