Thank You For Being Kind Online

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #BeKindOnlineChallenge — making kindness a priority in our virtual lives — communicating with empathy, respect, and kindness; and sharing acts of kindness with the #BeKindOnlineChallenge hashtag to motivate friends, family, peers, connections, neighbors, and the world.

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#BeKindOnlineChallenge Spotlights

@Linnea_McFadden, author of “It’s Cool to Be Kind,” has inspired students across the country to stop bullying with kindness.

@BillRitter7 and the @ABC7NY team’s #BeKind campaign that regularly shares inspiring stories of kindness that restore your faith in humanity and remind us all that being kind makes a big difference.

@SueScheff, author of “Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate” and Cyber-Safety Advocate, for sharing her expertise on how to prevent and handle online shaming.

@JenCannPro, author of “@Sophie Takes a #Selfie – Rules & Etiquette for Taking Good Care Before You Share.”

@MicheleBorba, author of “UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World” and “End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of #Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools.”

@dianagraber, author of “Raising Humans in a Digital World” and founder of Cyber Civics and Cyber Wise, for helping kids build a healthy relationship with technology.

@joinnest4, a teen-led organization dedicated to providing opportunities to make the world better through kindness.

@RippleKindness, positive psychology school curriculum and community project improving social, emotional, and mental health to reduce bullying.

@melanie_korach, poet, author, teacher, and founder of the #StarfishClub — fostering positive change in the world, one person at a time.

@Pfagell, author of “Middle School Matters,” clinical professional counselor, school counselor, and journalist, for helping students and parents navigate middle school with kindness, empathy, and respect.

@MonicaLewinsky, anti-bullying activist, cyberbullying prevention advocate, and resiliency champion, for sharing her experience and compassion.

Ellen Degeneres, @TheEllenShow, for leading with kindness online and off, applauding kindness, and being an extraordinary role model for youth and adults.

@CBosley19, journalist and speaker, for sharing her personal journey and lessons learned to help prevent online shaming and cyberbullying, while spreading kindness.

The @TylerClementi Foundation for encouraging people to be #upstanders online and in person, and for always promoting inclusion, kindness, respect, and compassion.

@taylorswift13 for promoting kindness, inclusion, respect, empathy, and compassion — online and off.

@cybersmilehq, international anti-cyberbullying organization, for promoting kindness, equality, and inclusion, and for providing schools with educational programs to encourage living positive digital lives.

@girlscouts for empowering the next generation of women to be both successful and kind, and for fostering kindness with girls and their parents.

@NOH8Campaign@JeffParshley, and Adam @bouska for taking a stand against bullying and discrimination — online and off — inspiring people to choose kindness, love, and inclusion over hate.

@tweetinjules, Australian eSafety Commissioner, for advocating for “safety by design” and for spreading kindness online and off.

@STOMPOutBullyng for teaching youth and adults how to take a stand against bullying and cyberbullying.

@thekindnessgirl, kindness advocate and founding member of @WorldKindnessUS, for promoting kindness online, in her community, and around the world.

@AntiBullyingPro@DianaAward@Ttall, and @abcholmes for creating an anti-bullying movement and ambassador program that is making a tremendous difference and empowering youth to change the world.

@StopBullyingGov for providing resources to youth, parents, educators, and community leaders to end all forms of bullying and promote a kinder, safer cyber-world.

Learn more about the #BeKindOnlineChallenge.

Be kind online. Share with care. Be cyber-safe.