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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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01 June 2021

Helping to keep all children safe online this Pride month

June is Pride month – a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world and for the second year in a row, most Pride celebrations will be virtual due to the uncertainty on COVID restrictions on large gatherings.

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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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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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25 March 2021

How to support children with SEND with talking to people online

Net Aware has partnered with Ambitious about Autism to bring online safety advice specifically for parents and carers of children with SEND.

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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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