Hotline & Network Updates
The new information website for parents in Hungary is live!
Gyerekaneten.hu, (Child on the Net) dictionary-structured website operated by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH), INHOPE's Hungarian hotline, launched March 1st. The website sets out to provide parents with a brief translation and explanation of the digital world in which their children seem to navigate with confidence.
The colleagues of NMHH’s Internet Hotline legal advisory service provide parents with advice and explanation on terms and various phenomena, encouraging them to start a discussion on net-related issues with their children. The website shows the dangers and risks as well as why and how children have fun in online worlds, while also recommending family net safety and also conscious decision-making tools for complicated online situations.
From algorithms to fact-checking, the website covers several areas. It also presents popular social media sites from Ask.fm to YouTube, online threats from phishing to ransomware, along with related protective measures and even touches on the phenomena of online dating and the world of video gaming. The webpage was launched with eighty, approximately one-page entries while its dictionary features 250 expressions, abbreviations, and slang words.
The entries are inter-referenced, while keyword searches lead to further entries, offering many possible paths for browsing. Visitors can test their newly acquired knowledge with quizzes. Every month, the website will feature a highlighted topic from an independent expert.
Visit the website here.
Photo by National Media and Infocommunications Authority, INHOPE
From algorithms to fact-checking, the website covers several areas.'