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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21 April 2021

Getting to know what your child is doing online

Find out the different things your child likes to spend time on online. The online world is full of lots of great resources and you should try to make sure your child is making the most of them all!

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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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18 March 2021

Instagram announce new tools to help keep under 18s safer

Instagram has announced new measures to help make the platform safer for young people. The new safety tools will help to stop adults from sending direct messages to under 18s who do not follow them and educate teens on how they can keep their profile private. Here’s what we think.

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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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03 February 2021

How can we teach kids to spot fake news online?

There’s a lot going in the world right now and over the last few months we've seen a number of concerns raised about false information being spread online. There’s never been a more important time to talk to kids about fake news. Use our advice and tips below to help.

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22 January 2021

Five fun activities to do with your child this lockdown

Talking to your child about what they’re doing online is a really important step to help keep them safe. But with daily routines changing all the time and the stresses of being in lockdown taking their toll, we know it’s not always easy to find the right time to chat or know what to say to them.

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03 December 2020

How to set up your child’s first device safely

Whether it’s a laptop, phone, tablet, games console or another device that connects to the online world, there is a lot you can do to make sure it’s set up safely for your child.

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