What are people saying about

O2 Guru's Top Tip for Glide

O2 Guru Rosa says:

“If you're worried about receiving inappropriate messages, long tap or swipe on the contact, then click 'More' then 'Block'. That user will not be able to contact you again.”

Our O2 NSPCC Online Safety Helpline can help you to set up parental controls, adjust privacy settings or get advice on social networks. Call them for free on 0808 800 5002.

You can also book a free in-store appointment with an O2 online safety guru here.


What's the right age for Glide?


Glide says

This is taken from Glide’s own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2017.


Our panel of parents say

Based on our independent panel of nearly 700 parents, surveyed through YouGov in January 2017.


Children say

Based on 1,696 responses from children and young people in December 2016 and January 2017.


Net Aware visitors say

Based on 32 votes from visitors to the Net Aware site – you can vote too.

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Is content on Glide suitable for children and young people?

We asked young people and parents to tell us about the content they came across on Glide. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:


Medium Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk


Low Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Medium Risk


Low Risk

71% of parents reported seeing violence and hatred on Glide. 64% reported content related to suicide and self harm.

19% of young people reported seeing violence and hatred on Glide. 11% reported either sexual content or content related to suicide and self harm.

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