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Justin Bieber Wins Cybersmiler Of The Month Award For January

Justin not only tweeted his fans and asked them to buy the charity single instead of his own, he actually tweeted a link to buy their single too – Well done Justin!

As you are probably aware, each month we reward celebrities and companies who practice awesomeness online with an award like no other – Cybersmiler of the Month!

Now, strictly speaking January’s award should be being awarded to somebody for doing something completely selfless or amazingly inspirational online within the month of January. However, what Justin Bieber did at the end of December was so incredible…we had no choice but to bend the rules a little!

Justin found himself going head to head with the UK’s NHS Choir for the hugely coveted Christmas top spot, but instead of promoting the sale of his own single…he tweeted his 74 MILLION fans and asked them to buy the charity single instead!

Justin Bieber Positive OnlineOn top of all that, he followed the success of the NHS Choir single and tweeted “Just heard the news. Amazing. That is what Christmas is all about. @Choir_NHS congrats!!” when he discovered that the charity single had won the race for the top spot.

This is EXACTLY what we LOVE to see at Cybersmile HQ, a truly positive use of the internet in motion! We recommend you store a link to this story and when somebody next has a pop at Biebs you can just simply send them this link!

You can explore the Cybersmiler of the Month Award winners Hall of Fame to see a full list of previous recipients and learn more about becoming a brand sponsor of the award here.

Remember to keep your eyes peeled for more heroic behaviour online during January and beyond being sure to let us know if anybody is changing lives out there (You can email us [email protected]). For further information about our support services for online abuse or for further information about our work, please explore the following suggestions.

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