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MediaSmarts and Telus Wise launch campaign for Safer Internet Day


OTTAWA and VANCOUVER — As today is Safer Internet Day, MediaSmarts and Telus Wise have teamed up to launch a series of videos and resources aimed at stopping young people from sharing intimate images of others without their consent. The “There’s No Excuse” campaign includes a series of four short videos aimed at young people ages 14 and up. The videos were created in response to a national survey conducted in 2018 by MediaSmarts, which found 30% of youth ages 16 to 20 had shared an intimate image of someone with others, according to the news release. In addition, the...