News and advice

Keeping you up to date with the latest news and advice around the apps, sites and games your kids are using.

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25 September 2020

Online gaming: Keeping kids safe

Now we’re spending so much more time at home, playing video games is a fun way for kids to stay entertained and connected with friends.

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26 August 2020

Back to school: how do I keep my kids safe online?

For a lot of kids, going back to school can mean new and exciting ways of going online. Whether it’s making new friends and keeping in touch with them over apps, playing the latest game, getting a new phone or spending more time online doing school work. We’ve got tips on how to help your child stay safe when school starts again.

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17 August 2020

What is Twitter’s new limit replies feature?

Twitter has rolled out a new feature that lets you restrict who can comment and reply to your tweets.

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13 August 2020

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram has just launched a new video sharing feature called Instagram Reels. We explain what the new feature is and give you advice about how you can keep your child safe if they decide to use it.

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10 August 2020

Parents vs Kids: Online safety summer fun

Do you know your TikTok from your Snapchat? Your Twitter from your Twitch? What ‘ghosting’, ‘salty’ or ‘BRB’ mean? Challenge your child to our Parents vs Kids quiz to see who knows more about life online.

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17 July 2020

Supporting your child's wellbeing online

Follow these tips to help support your child's wellbeing online.

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11 June 2020

Keeping kids safe on conferencing apps

Follow our tips to help keep your kids safe on conferencing apps.

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