ESL is proud to be joining forces with the Cybersmile Foundation and celebrating Stop Cyberbullying Day taking place today, Friday, June 16th 2017. Stop Cyberbullying Day is a true celebration of an inclusive and diverse online environment, with individuals, organizations, celebrities, corporations, schools, governments and many more coming together to work towards creating an online space everyone feels comfortable in.
Nowadays, a lot of our personal and professional lives happen online whether it’s sharing our private moments on social media or working on international projects across the globe. We talk, read, shop, work and do many other things on the internet which is why it is very important for us to feel comfortable and safe in a place that has become so substantial for us.
As the world’s largest esports company, ESL cares about the online comfort of people who compete in video games online, whether they are seasoned players or at the beginning of their competitive journey. ESL runs a vast number of online leagues across multiple games and it is our goal for players to not be held back by a negative online environment. We also want to encourage new players to not be afraid of taking a chance in online competition, as we fight for an environment that’s welcoming and inclusive for everyone.
"We have a strong partnership with the Cybersmile Foundation and are thrilled to be working with them on such an important matter”, said Anna Rozwandowicz, Vice President of Communications & Public Relations. “The Stop Cyberbullying Day is a perfect opportunity to give attention to the topic of an inclusive and diverse online environment. Gaming and esports should be open and positive for everyone, and we are looking forward to continuously working together with our friends at Cybersmile towards reaching this goal."
"Everybody at Cybersmile is excited to have the support of our partners ESL for Stop Cyberbullying Day. The event is an ideal opportunity for us both to further develop our partnership by promoting and celebrating a truly diverse and inclusive internet", said Scott Freeman, CEO, The Cybersmile Foundation.
We are proud to stand together with Cybersmile and many others and take a step towards a safe and diverse internet. Please, feel free to join us! Visit the Stop Cyberbullying Day official website, as well as follow the Cybersmile Foundation on Twitter, and see how you can get involved. Go on social media and tweet with #STOPCYBERBULLYINGDAY - share your stories and connect with others! Together, we can make some important and great things happen.