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UK Safer Internet Center features Safety Resources available at MovieStarPlanet

The British Government has instructed UK Safer Internet Center to include information to their website showing the Safety Resources available to parents on all major social networking sites for children. MovieStarPlanet has been included to the list and is featured in the company of the other major social networks present in the UK.

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MovieStarPlanet Weekly Themes

 

Real world inspiration

for the tween digital sphere

 

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Focus Group Game Testing

Here at MovieStarPlanet HQ in Copenhagen, we love inviting our users over to our offices for focus group events, to make sure we are always up to date and that our games meet their needs and wishes. That’s how we help keep MovieStarPlanet a fun and ever evolving place for tweens.  Continue reading


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MovieStarPlanet at DTU Careers Fair

On 9th and 10th April, the MovieStarPlanet team had the pleasure to attend Denmark’s largest career fair, the DSE Messe, taking place in Lyngby at the Danish Technical University. Continue reading


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Child Internet Safety Summit 2014

MovieStarPlanet is proud to be attending this year’s Child Internet Safety conference taking place on 3 July 2014 in Westminster, London.

Aside from digital businesses, over 300 online safety professionals will be in attendance, including senior advisors, government policy officials, educators and NGO representatives from a range of charities. Continue reading


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MSP at Nordic Game Jam 2014

This Valentine’s weekend, MovieStarPlanet took part in one of the biggest video gaming industry events in Denmark and worldwide - Nordic Game Jam.

Taking place at the Aalborg University campus in Copenhagen, the aim of the weekend-long event is to gather a variety of gaming enthusiasts across disciplines. In small teams, the groups create a computer or board games within the space of 48 hours. It’s a space for testing out new platforms, engaging in high intensity problem solving, and above all, having some nerdy fun!

 

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Celebrating Safer Internet Day 2014

SID 2014

On 11 February 2014, MovieStarPlanet is celebrating Safer Internet Day together with our users and the global online community. Safer Internet Day (SID) takes place annually in February and its goal is to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology, especially among children and young people. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Let’s create a better internet together.’

 

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TRUSTe certification for MSP

MovieStarPlanet has been formally assessed and accepted within a so called ‘safe harbour program’ by TRUSTe.

 The TRUSTe Children’s Program has been approved by the US Federal Trade Commission as an authorized safe harbor under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). MovieStarPlanet has been certified as meeting the COPPA legislation by TRUSTe.

This program ensures that companies providing online services to children, under the age of 13, meet stringent rules on protecting the online privacy of children. We are proud to have been awarded the COPPA Children Program Seal and look forward to further cooperation with TRUSTe and the US Federal Trade Commission.

 

By: Vernon Jones – Head of Safety at MovieStarPlanet

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FOSI 2014 Conference in Washington DC – MSP Head of Safety Attends

On November 6th and 7th the Family Online Safety Institute hosted their 7th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The two-day event, entitled “Connect, Share, Empower” drew together many of the key themes in online safety and privacy from the US, Europe and Australia. The event took place at the Ronald Reagan Building and featured a wide array of speakers and attendees from around the world.

Attending these international events gives enormous value in terms of gaining up to ate knowledge on research in this area as well as giving the opportunity to network with professional  colleagues working with online safety issues from all over the world…. Continue reading


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Head of Safety, Vernon Jones – Guest Speaker at Europol Training Course

MovieStarPlanet’s Head of Safety, Vernon Jones was the guest speaker at the 14th Europol training course on combating the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet (COSEC) to be held in Germany on 29 October 2013.
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