Final Week: Don’t Miss This Chance to Win $10K

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Final Week: Don’t Miss This Chance to Win $10K

The 3rd annual Trend Micro What’s Your Story? Internet safety video contest ends on April 3
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What’s Your Story? Internet safety video contest ends on April 3. http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com @WYSContest
Press Release
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 12:30pm

(3BL Media) March 27, 2012

WHAT:          Trend Micro’s 3rd annual “What’s Your Story?” video contest, an award-winning, user-generated video contest that empowers youth to share advice with peers on safe and responsible technology use. 

For the 2012 contest, Trend Micro introduced new categories in the U.S. and Canada that challenges anyone 13 and older, including teachers with their classrooms, to create videos that offer thoughtful and compelling solutions to the following questions:

  • Take action against bullying: How would you help a friend being bullied online?
  • Keep a good rep online: What’s the right way to share?
  • Be cell smart: How can someone new to cell phones use it wisely?

STILL 3 WEEKS LEFT TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE VIDEOS:      

Participate by viewing and voting on your favorite videos. The viewing and voting period ends on April 17. Visit the video gallery at http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com/internet-safety/Gallery.do.

PRIZES:        “What’s Your Story?” will award a grand prize of $10,000 to the winning entry, and 6 runner-up prizes for the best 3 schools and best 3 individual entries in each contest category

HOW:             To learn more about the contest and to submit a video, visit http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com.

Follow us on Twitter @WYSContest   

WHO:             Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids & Families has teamed with some of the world’s leading organizations that either provide access to kids online or advocate for their safety. All of them share Trend Micro’s vision and commitment toward Internet safety. The judging panel for 2012 includes:

  • Common Sense Media
  • ConnectSafely
  • NEW - Cyberbullying Research Center
  • Facebook
  • The Identity Theft Resource Center
  • NEW - Office of the Privacy Commissioner - Ontario
  • NEW - Twitter
  • NEW - The Wireless Foundation
  • NEW - Yahoo! Safely

DEADLINE: April 3, 2012 – Winners will be announced in late early May.