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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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18 May 2021

What to do if your child sees something inappropriate online

It’s not always easy to stop your child from seeing something inappropriate online. Innocent searches can sometimes lead to not so innocent results. Or children might look for things because they are curious.

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20 November 2020

What is WhatsApp’s disappearing message feature?

WhatsApp, which is rated 16+, has started rolling out a new disappearing messages feature. Here’s everything you need to know to help keep your child safe:

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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 November 2020

What is cyberbullying? Supporting your child with a negative experience online

We want all children to have a safe and positive experience when they go online, but sometimes a child might be sent an image, video or message without their consent that upsets or confuses them. It can be hard to know what to say or do in these types of situations and that’s completely normal.

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17 March 2021

TikTok launch new tools to promote kindness

TikTok has introduced two new features to help tackle cyberbullying and promote more positive interactions amongst users. The updates will give creators more control over what comments can appear on their videos and prompt users to review comments for upsetting language before they post them.

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04 November 2020

Talking to people online: When should I be worried?

Young people use the internet to keep in contact with friends they might know from school or other offline activities. But they could also be chatting with people they’ve met in other online spaces, like on social media sites, gaming platforms or other online communities.

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25 March 2021

Supporting your child with SEND online wellbeing

Being online is a great way for kids to play, create, learn and connect. Technology has helped us to have fun and feel connected throughout the last year.

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