- Microsoft has launched a safety education campaign to help parents their children's digital media use. Below is the press release with the announcement:
Press Release: Microsoft Encourages Families to Get Game Smart
Safety education campaign helps families manage video gaming and media use; company starts nationwide search for parents and teens to serve as gaming safety ambassadors.
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With 65 percent of American households playing computer or video games,(1) it is more important than ever for parents and caregivers to be aware of - and have access to - resources and tools to manage their children's digital media use.
This is why Microsoft Corp., along with the nation's most prominent children's media advocates and consumer electronics retailer Best Buy(R), is encouraging families to Get Game Smart with a first-of-its-kind approach to educating and engaging American families.
Get Game Smart is a new public service campaign designed to help parents and kids maintain a dialogue about balanced and age-appropriate media use and, more specifically, video gaming on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and Windows-based PC in their homes.
Get Game Smart gives families resources and incentives to...