Stop Cyberbullying Day 2022 Promotes Self-Care and Digital Wellbeing to Mark Event’s 10th Anniversary Year
Author: SCD Team
June 17, 2022
Stop Cyberbullying Day 2022 has arrived and it has never been more important to highlight the need for self-care and digital wellbeing when balancing our online and offline lives.
Last year’s event saw a global response with a range of activities across five continents. Some of the world’s leading brands, public figures, Governments and organizations used their platforms to demonstrate their commitment to a truly diverse and inclusive internet.
Stop Cyberbullying Day 2022 is our 10th anniversary year since launching the awareness campaign in 2012, and to mark this special occasion we have an exciting lineup of events taking place around the world.
“THIS YEAR MARKS A DECADE SINCE OUR VERY FIRST STOP CYBERBULLYING DAY EVENT TOOK PLACE. SINCE 2012 OUR LIVES HAVE BECOME MORE AND MORE INTEGRATED WITH THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA AND SO IT IS CRUCIAL THAT WE ARE ALL MINDFUL OF THE WAYS THAT OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPACT OUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WELLBEING. EVERYBODY AT CYBERSMILE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THOSE WHO OVER THE LAST DECADE HAVE HELPED BUILD STOP CYBERBULLYING DAY INTO THE POWERFUL GLOBAL MOVEMENT THAT IT IS TODAY.”
Iain Alexander, The Cybersmile Foundation
Stop Cyberbullying Day activities will run for the next 24 hours with live events, initiatives and campaigns taking place around the world on and offline. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok are just some of the platforms where special activities will take place.
Demonstrate your support for the event by using #StopCyberbullyingDay on your social media posts!
Stop Cyberbullying Day 2022 lineup
Building on last year’s message of unity and acceptance, this year’s event will focus on self-care and wellbeing as we spend more and more time online. Because of the global nature of the event, initiatives to support and promote Stop Cyberbullying Day 2022 will take place across multiple time zones. Some of the planned Cybersmile activities include:
Global campaign launch in partnership with Urban Decay
Cybersmile and Urban Decay are marking Stop Cyberbullying Day with the launch of an exciting new global initiative.
Digital Wellbeing 2022 Gen Z Report
Cybersmile are proud to announce the launch of Digital Wellbeing 2022 – a national report examining the impact of social media use on Gen Z wellbeing in the U.K.
Following our recent State of Play report exploring identity bullying among Gen Z in the U.S., we have undertaken a new research project focusing on crucial aspects of digital wellbeing including mental health, diet, sleep, social media addiction, comparison culture, body image and many more key areas.
Exclusive interviews with Cybersmile ambassadors Holly H and F1 driver Nicholas Latifi
Hear exclusive insights and top tips on all aspects of life online from Cybersmile ambassadors Holly H and F1 driver Nicholas Latifi. Having a social media following of over 16 million means that Holly H, Britain’s biggest TikTok influencer, knows all about the positives and negatives of social media. Canadian-Iranian Nicholas Latifi also knows a thing or two about social media and joins the day’s lineup in an exclusive sit down interview with Cybersmile.
Education Campaign with Premier League football players
Cybersmile have teamed up with strategic partner Ten Toes and a host of Premier League football players to launch a creative education campaign to raise awareness of the real life consequences of online abuse.
Stay tuned to Cybersmile’s social media accounts throughout the day for chances to win exclusive prizes!
Stop Cyberbullying Day wouldn’t be the same without the support of important stakeholders and partners from around the world. Stay tuned throughout the day for all the latest product launches, policy updates, news and activities by following Cybersmile social channels and searching #StopCyberbullyingDay across social platforms.
How to get involved today
There are lots of ways you can show your support for Stop Cyberbullying Day without the need for pre-planning. Internet users, brands, organizations and governments are all encouraged to show their commitment and support by creating positive content and sharing messages of support and kindness on social media using the #StopCyberbullyingDay hashtag across all social platforms.
For all the latest updates and activities throughout the day follow @CybersmileHQ on Twitter and @cybersmilefoundation on Instagram!
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