SHETLAND’s police force will work together with the local council and the isles’ child protection committee to celebrate Safer Internet Day next week.
The day is held annually on 9 February by the UK Safer Internet Centre to promote safe and responsible use of the world wide web for youngsters.
A stall will be held at the Shetland Library in Lerwick on 8 February between 6-8pm to provide information about safer surfing and the ways people can set security settings on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.
Shetland College will also be holding a similar stall at the same time.
Free online training in safe internet use meanwhile is available to anyone involved with youth groups in the isles.
For more information or to book a place on the training scheme, contact the adult and child protection office in Lerwick on 01595 744411.
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