Spanish operators launch app targeting cyber bullying

Monday 12 May 2014 | 16:29 CET | News
Spain's four leading mobile operators – Telefonica, Vodafone Spain, Orange Spain and Yoigo – have joined forces to launch a new anti-cyber bullying app dubbed 'Protegete' (Protect Yourself). The operators worked with the Protegeles charity to create the app, which allows victims to submit an anonymous complaint on any illegal or harmful online content they may have come across or report examples of cyber bullying, sexual harassment or identity theft. The application, which is free and available for download from Google Play and the App Store, will put victims and their families into direct

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Internet
Companies: Orange Spain / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Madrid bans smartphone use in classrooms

Published 24 Dec 2019 14:47 CET | Spain
Madrid has become the latest of Spain's autonomous communities to ban smartphones in all state-funded schools following Galicia ...

Telefonica launches parental control service

Published 27 Jan 2015 15:27 CET | Spain
Telefonica has announced the launch of a new service, dubbed Movistar Protege (Movistar Protects), designed to help parents ...

Red.es launches internet awareness initiative

Published 27 Jan 2015 09:57 CET | Spain
Spain's internet development agency Red.es has signed an agreement with the country's National Institute of Educational ...

Vodafone Spain launches mobile telecare service

Published 20 Jan 2015 08:29 CET | Spain
Vodafone Spain has joined forces with the Red Cross to offer its customers a mobile telecare service. Postpay users with a ...

Kenyan govt launches hashtag to curb online hate speech

Published 14 Jul 2014 13:16 CET | Kenya
Kenya's ICT ministry has launched a new hashtag, #StopHatespeechKenya, to tone down the viral nature of hate messages being ...