updated 1/20/2011 8:15:54 AM ET 2011-01-20T13:15:54

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WebSafety, Inc. (OTCBB:WBSI), the leading provider of mobile and Internet safety software technologies, announced that the company will be co-sponsoring the "Montgomery Stands Strong Against Bullying" - an anti-bullying town hall meeting scheduled for Sunday, January 23, 2011.

"This event was created in order to generate awareness and address solutions about the growing problem of cyber-bullying and verbal and physical abuse children face from class-mates and peers," said Travis Bond, Chief Operating Officer, who will be representing the company.

The Public Relations Council of Alabama/Montgomery Chapter has partnered with the City of Montgomery, the Montgomery County Commission, the Alabama National Guard, Frazer United Methodist Church, CrimeStoppers, and BONDS to host a free public town hall meeting on Sunday, January 23, 2011, 6:00 p.m. at Frazer United Methodist Church.

The meeting, "Montgomery Stands Strong Against Bullying," will be emceed by local celebrity and past WSFA-TV news anchor, Kim Hendrix. Special guests will be Jessica Brookshire, founder/CEO of The K.A.R.M.A. Foundation, an acronym for Kids Against Ridicule, Meanness and Aggression and Tina Meier of the Megan Meier Foundation.

Both women will speak from their perspectives of how bullying has touched their lives: Brookshire as bullying survivor and Meier, as the mother of a 13-year-old daughter who committed suicide due to cyber-bullying. Parents and children, ages 6th grade and up are encouraged to attend and learn more about this national epidemic.

In a study by the National Education Association, it was estimated that over 160,000 children miss school each day due to fear of attack or intimidation by another student. To further the point, it was also reported that 71% of students across the U.S. report incidents of bullying are a problem in their own schools.

Brookshire says that the mission of K.A.R.M.A. is to teach children to understand the power of their words, to think of the feelings of others before they speak, and to lend a helping hand to those in need. "No child should be criticized for his or her appearance, economic status, race, gender, hobbies or beliefs. Instead, we should celebrate our diversity and seize the opportunity to learn from one another's differences," she added.

During the program, the Girl Scouts of East Alabama will be recognized for earning the first K.A.R.M.A. anti-bullying patches in the state and representatives from city and county governments will be present to proclaim the week of January 23 - 29, 2011, as Anti-Bullying Awareness Week.

To learn more about the K.A.R.M.A. program, visit www.TheKARMA.org .

For event information, please go to http://www.standstrongagainstbullying.com

About WebSafety, Inc.

WebSafety, Inc. is the leading provider of mobile and computer software solutions that help to prevent incidences of distracted driving as well as unlawful Internet behavior such as cyber predators, explicit or degrading texting and cyber-bullying. The mobile software works on the major wireless operating systems, including Android, Blackberry and Symbian and on all four of the major wireless carriers. The Irving, Texas based company is also the creator of the "National Wireless Highway Safety Network," which is driven to save lives.

For more information, please visit WebSafety's corporate website: www.websafety.com .

For WebSafety investor relations material, including an executive summary and corporate presentation, please visit: http://ir.stockpr.com/websafety/presentations   

Free research report on WebSafety issued by Harbinger Research is available in Acrobat format at: www.harbingerresearch.com

CONTACT: Casson Media Group for WebSafety, Inc.
         Mike Casson

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