Activision Blizzard, Inc., the interactive entertainment software industry’s leading publisher, and Web Wise Kids, the recognized leader in Internet safety education, are forming a partnership to empower youth and families to make wise choices in their digital lives. Together, the organizations stand by their strong commitment to keeping kids safe online and promoting good digital ethics.
"We appreciate the continued passion and support that Web Wise Kids has demonstrated by providing innovative and effective tools to assist America’s youth to flourish in a world of media and technology," said George Rose, chief public policy officer for Activision Blizzard. "Activision is proud to be a part of their effort in educating America’s youth on safety across all digital media."
"Being the leading online and console game publisher in the world, Activision is the ideal partner for Web Wise Kids as we move into our second decade of reaching out to youth," said Judi Westberg Warren, president of Web Wise Kids.
"We are committed to delivering the most engaging simulated, experiential learning games to teach Internet safety to youth and are thrilled at the opportunity of working together."
The newly formed partnership will work to educate kids and parents on how to avoid inappropriate or unlawful online behavior and use the Internet safely and responsibly. By addressing issues like piracy, fraud, sexting, bullying, social networking, blogging, cyber stalking, online predators, identity theft and more– educational gaming and programs prepare young people so they can safely explore the best that the Internet has to offer.
For more information on Web Wise Kids, visit www.webwisekids.com. Follow Web Wise Kids on Twitter at @webwisekids, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/webwisekids or YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/webwisekids.