China's first Children and Network Research Lab has been formally established in Shanghai.
Jointly launched by the Center for Information and Communication Studies of Fudan University and TaoMee Inc., the operator of 51mole.com, an online community for children, CNRL will be engaged in the study and promotion of children's Internet education and advocating green and safe online surfing concept and behaviors.
CNRL will conduct surveys on children's Internet use; carry out studies on the psychology and online behaviors of children; organize featured events targeting children and their parents; compile books about green online surfing; and promote Internet-based education.
Meanwhile, the first batch of 2000 handbooks on green online surfing has been given to middle and primary schools in Beijing and Shanghai. As a kid-friendly book, the handbook is easy to understand and offers various directions on safe online surfing.