Our son Sammy was an amazing kid — sweet, funny, curious, an A student. And like all parents, we worked hard to keep him away from dangerous people and places. But, like most parents, we had no idea that drug dealers were preying on our children using Snapchat and other social media platforms. And we…Read More →
Get to know the Organization for Social Media Safety team and why we're passionate about making social media safe for everyone.
We work with schools, government agencies, businesses, and parents across the country to make social media safer for families.
Americans are on social media for hours a day. Educate yourself on the dangers lurking within.
See how you can help us protect against social media-related dangers like cyberbullying, hate speech, human trafficking, and propaganda.
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The Organization for Social Media Safety was born out of tragedy. Today, we fight every day to protect families from the dangers linked to social media.See Our Impact
Social Media Safety Presentations
Our social media safety presentations teach students and parents how to stay safe from social media-related dangers -- like cyberbullying, social media addiction, sexual harassment, violence, and hate speech.Learn More
Free Super Course for Parents
Introducing the Buckling the Social Media Seatbelt SuperCourse -- an innovative, new course for parents with children on or just getting onto social media. Parents will learn our exclusive, effective system for keeping their child safe on social media.Enroll for Free Today
We frequently advocate for using technology to help protect against social media-related dangers. And, preventing or reducing excessive social media use and excessive screen time is a great application of safe technology. So, here is our latest tip. Recently, Apple came out with iOS 14, which allows users to add widgets to their home screen. A widget is…Read More →
We are gravely concerned about misinformation disseminated via social media. Misinformation is a major, if not existential, threat on a number of fronts including democracy and the economy, but developments this month have highlighted the unique potential for social media to spread dangerous medical misinformation. On Tuesday, February 25th, the CDC announced that the new…Read More →