Join us on September 26 for a live online safety conversation via Twitter

Are your kids going back to school with new mobile devices? Would you like tips to help protect them online as they settle into their school routine? Want to learn about trends in social media scams or a new approach to addressing online bullying? Or maybe you have your own specific online safety question. Join Microsoft Safer Online, Theresa Payton, former White House Chief Information Officer and cyber security expert, and America Now  during our live Twitter chat (#ANchat) on Wednesday, September 26. (See below for details.)

Participate for the chance to win one (1) of two (2) sweepstakes prize packages:

a collection of online safety materials to help educate yourself and others in your community

Eligible participants must complete the following steps:

Step 1: Read the Official Rules for complete details (Eligible winners in the U.S. Only).

Step 2: Register to attend the event via Eventbrite.

Step 3: Use your Twitter account and become a follower of @Safer_Online.

Step 4: On September 26, between 11:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time / 2:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time, use your Twitter account to participate in the live online Twitter chat with the hashtag #ANchat.

Step 5: Answer all four questions posted from either @Safer_Online or @AmericaNowNews and identified as Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4.

Answers do not have to be correct to be eligible for entry, but your tweet responses must:

  • Include the #ANchat hashtag, and
  • Be relevant to the discussion topic and of clean language.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per question and Twitter handle.

For questions about the live Twitter chat or to submit an online safety topic, connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, or via email.

Happy tweeting from the team at Safer Online by Microsoft.


About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »