Google announces third edition of Web Rangers
Web Rangers contest — an initiative that is designed to spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship was announced by
New Delhi: Web Rangers contest — an initiative that is designed to spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship was announced by Google.
This is the third edition. The competition aims to encourage teenagers to discover their hidden ninjas and unlock their creativity in highlighting the importance of cyber safety.
After screening thousands of entries, the program will reward seven Web Rangers — who know it all about staying smart, safe and savvy online.
The contest is open to students across the country within the age group of 10 and 17 years. Whether you have one or many great ideas, there’s a way you can participate. One can choose the category that interests them and put their creativity and skills to test.
As part of its efforts to promote internet safety and digital citizenship, Google has been running programs to train student ambassadors and teachers across 5000 schools across states, covering topics like cyber-bullying, managing digital footprint, identifying fake content, dealing with online scams and more.
Those interested to participate in the Web Rangers contest, can sign up the web and fill up the form, take a printout and get their parent’s sign-off before submittimg via email or send it to Google’s Hyderabad office.
The deadline for submitting the entries is 23:59pm on January 15, 2018. Web Rangers is Google’s global program and was launched in India in 2015 with student ambassadors across 15+ countries.