The BBC reports on what is happening on Safer Internet Day.
Safer Internet Day is being marked around Europe with events to educate children and parents about net dangers.
Themed events will reveal the risks of sharing too much personal data and warn children that their virtual friends may not be who they say they are.
Public events will encourage parents to oversee their children’s online life so they know who they are talking to.
In the UK schools are being encouraged to run assemblies that discuss how children should behave online.