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Microsoft to focus on kids and gaming for Safer Internet Day

Microsoft to focus on kids and gaming for Safer Internet Day

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Microsoft will celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) on February 8, 2011 to raise awareness of online safety and promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile devices. Organized by Insafe, SID is celebrated in more than 60 countries around the world.

Research to be released on Safer Internet Day

Microsoft is supporting Safer Internet Day by releasing new research aimed at understanding awareness and perceptions about online gaming from parents of gamers and gamers themselves. Research findings will be available for download from Microsoft on February 8.

 Safer Internet Day gaming events in major cities

In partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Microsoft will also host events in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Families are invited to experience Kinect for Xbox 360 and learn about the importance of establishing healthy and responsible interactive play. If you live in one of the aforementioned areas, please contact your local Boys and Girls Club to see if they are participating. The club will provide event details and registration information.

 Online gaming Resources

For more information and downloads to promote healthy play, see:



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