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TikTok is a popular social networking app that allows users to create, musical clips and short clips up to 60 seconds and add special affects to them.
Use our guide to get to grips with the safety tools available on the app and ways your teen can make the most of their time on the platform.
Parental controls
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on TikTok social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.
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To promote digital wellbeing among its users, TikTok has joined us to empower parents to keep children safe in the digital world.
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Musical.ly is a popular app that allows users to create, upload and share music videos. We explore how safe it is.
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Learn about what online/digital activism is and how it has been used as a way to educate people about social issues and to raise awareness.
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Parent and Internet Matters blogger Adele Jennings, shares her experience of how her two children are spending their time online and also shares her thoughts about online safety for children.

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Setting up the appropriate safety settings on social media

Internet Matters
16th April 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Here are some basic rules to follow when reviewing privacy settings on social media platforms to support young people.
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10 surefire tips to reduce stress during lockdown from other parents

Internet Matters
3rd April 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Family life can be stressful at the best of times so, we asked some of the UK’s top parenting bloggers to share their top tips for reducing stress.
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DfE guidance for schools – what does this mean for children at home?

Internet Matters
30th March 2020 by Karl Hopwood
Online safety expert Karl Hopwood shares insights on the impact of school closures on the use of tech and the new DfE guidance on children.
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Children’s mental health and wellbeing guidance from Public Health England during COVID-19 pandemic

Internet Matters
30th March 2020 by Internet Matters Team
We summarise Public Health England recently published “guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak”.
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New Ofcom Report Suggests Parents’ Rising Concern Over Children Online

Internet Matters, Ofcom
4th February 2020 by Internet Matters Team
More parents than ever feel children’s online use now carries more risks than benefits, according to Ofcom’s latest annual study of children’s media and online lives.

Safer Internet Day

12th January 2020 by ghislaine
Find the advice and resources you need for Safer Internet Day this year. With us, you can help children feel safer to be who they are online.
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What is the Houseparty app? What parents need to know

Internet Matters
24th December 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Learn more about the Houseparty app, how it works and the concerns raised about the app.
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What is Fortnite Chapter 2?

Internet Matters
23rd December 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Fortnite is the game of the moment right now. Chapter 2 of Fortnite: Battle Royale was rolled out in October 2019 and with over 250 million Fortnite players in total, it’s safe to say it’s a very popular game amongst young people and children.
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