Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle is pledging their support for the day organised by the UK Safer Internet Centre
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Commenting on her involvement, Beth said:
"It's really important young people feel safe and empowered online and know how to report anything that upsets them or to tell an adult. It's also vital that parents feel confident enough to discuss online safety with their children."
Today is the 11th Safer Internet Day with the theme 'Let's create a better internet together'.
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