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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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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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 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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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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14 July 2021

Should I let my child set up a YouTube account?

Since its creation in 2005, YouTube has gone from strength to strength and it is the second most visited website worldwide, it is also the second most used social media platform after Facebook. With over 500 hours of video uploaded every minute and more than a billion hours of video viewed every day the scale of content is enormous.

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