New “DCL” Program to Assist Schools to Achieve CIPA Compliance 

Boca Raton, FL, June 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grom Social Enterprises (OTCQB: GRMM) ("Grom" or the "Company"), an innovative leader and pioneer in providing original social media content to children between the ages of five and 16, today announced that it had introduced its Digital Citizenship Program (“DCL”) across all of its platforms including its Grom Social website http://www.gromsocial.com, and Grom Educational Services d/b/a as NetSpective Webfilter www.gromedu.com. This product is intended to be a “kid friendly” way of helping a child learn how to how to safely navigate the Internet to become a “Good Digital Citizen.”  Grom’s DCL program is a quick and easy learning tool.  

Under the guidelines of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (“CIPA”) schools in the United States are mandated to educate minors about appropriate online behavior including interacting with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms, and cyberbullying awareness and response.  

                 

Darren Marks, Grom’s Chairman and CEO, said, “We are very pleased to introduce our DCL program which is starting to gain traction as more people become aware of it.  Not only are we being socially responsible by offering this product which directly addresses the universal concern over our children’s online safety; we are also differentiating ourselves from our webfiltering competitors by offering value added products which includes the DCL, at our NetSpective Webfilter division.” 

Rian Yablun, the President of Lakeshore IT Solutions located in Fox Lake, Illinois stated, “Our Company provides K-12 services to numerous schools. NetSpective’s Webfilter services combined with their unique DCL program enables us to offer our schools at a very competitive price, a ‘one stop solution’ that will help them to achieve CIPA compliance in addition to addressing their web filtering requirements.”

   

About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. owns five separate subsidiaries, including Grom Social, a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Since its beginnings in 2012, Grom Social has attracted kids and parents with the promise of a safe and secure environment where their kids can be entertained and can interact with their peers while learning good digital citizenship. The Company also owns and operates Top Draw Animation, Inc., an award-winning animation company which produces animated content for Grom Social and other high-profile media properties such as Tom and Jerry, My Little Pony and Disney Animation's Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. In addition, Grom Educational Services provides web filtering services up to an additional two million children across 3,700 schools, and Grom Nutritional Services is in the process of creating a line of healthy nutritional supplements for children.  For more information please visit Grom's website at www.gromsocial.com.

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Contacts:  

Darren Marks

President & CEO

561-287-5776    

Investor.relations@gromsocial.com


Melvin Leiner

Executive Vice President

561-287-5776

Investor.relations@gromsocial.com