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Past newsletter editions

July 2021

Issue 55
Topics: Screen time tips

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Issue 55
Topics: Live streaming and vlogging

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Issue 54
Topics: Social media concerns

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June 2021

Issue 53
Topics: Body positivity

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Issue 52
Topics: Social media apps

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Issue 51
Topics: Social media influencers

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May 2021

Issue 50
Topics: Digital resilience

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Issue 49 
Topics: Online grooming

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Issue 48 
Topics: COVID-19 a year on

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April 2021

Issue 47
Topics: Social media apps

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Issue 46
Topics: Managing digital relationships

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Issue 45
Topics: Launch of Online Money Management hub

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Issue 44 
Topics: Gaming

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Issue 43 
Topics: Social media resources and autism awareness Q&A

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March 2021

Issue 42

Topics: Online hate, cyberbullying and trolling

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Issue 41
Topics: Revenge porn, nudes and sexting

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Issue 40
Topics: Popular social media networking apps among teens

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February 2021

Issue 40
Topics: Gaming

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Issue 39
Topics: LGBTQ History month

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Issue 38
Topics: Safer Internet Day

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Issue 37
Topics: Children’s Mental Health Week (CMHW)

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January 2021

Issue 36
Topics: Find the Fake quiz

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Issue 35
Topics: Have a digital spring clean

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Issue 34
Topics: New year, new lockdown

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2020 eNewsletters

December 2020

Issue 33
Topics: Digital festive season and beyond

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Issue 32
Topics: Digital festive season

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Issue 31
Topics: Christmas gift ideas

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Issue 30
Topics: Social media safety advice

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November 2020

Issue 29
Topics: Guide to buying tech online

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Issue 28
Topics: Anti-Bullying Week

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Issue 27
Topics: Launch of Fake News & Misinformation hub

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Issue 26
Topics: Popular social networking apps and platforms

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October 2020

Issue 25
Topics: Screen time and digital diet advice

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Issue 24
Topics: The risks of digital piracy

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Issue 23
Topics: Gaming advice

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Issue 22
Topics: Launch of the Inclusive Digital Safety Hub

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September 2020

Issue 21

Topics: Digital resilience toolkit

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Issue 20
Topics: Back to school

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August 2020

Issue 19
Topics: App safety advice

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Issue 18
Topics: Gaming advice

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Issue 17
Topics: A guide to buying tech

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Issue 16
Topics: Balancing screen time

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July 2020

Issue 15
Topics: Digital resilience

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Issue 14
Topics: Barclays Digital Eagles & Socialising safely online

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Issue 13
Topics: Online identity and online activism

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Issue 12
Topics: Launch on Connecting Safely Online hub

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Issue 11
Topics: The new normal

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June 2020

Issue 10
Topics: Gaming

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Issue 9
Topics: Our latest report: Look at me – teens, sexting and risks

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Issue 8
Topics: Our latest report: Homeschooling and back to school resources

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Issue 7
Topics: Our latest report: Back to school resources and online safety advice

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May 2020

Issue 6
Topics:  Learning and parent stories of their experiences during lockdown

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April 2020

Issue 5
Topics:  Homeschooling and screen time usage

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Issue 4
Topics:  Tech and wellbeing

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Issue 3
Topics:  Making the best use of tech

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Issue 2
Topics:  Building a child’s critical thinking

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March 2020

Issue 1
Topics:  Launch of our #StaySafeStayHome advice hub

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February 2020

Topics:  #FreeToBe online, Launch of Instagram x Internet Matters – Pressure to be perfect toolkit

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Topics:  #FreeToBe and online identity

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2019 eNewsletters

September 2019

Topics: Screen time guidelines

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May 2019

Topics:  Plusnet Plays on the Internet and screen time tips from experts, teen loneliness and tech.

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2018 eNewsletters

November 2018

Topics: Anti-bullying week 2018, body image and social, active play apps and the Dark Web

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September 2018

Topics: Back to school guides, sharenting tips, and the latest educational apps

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July 2018

Topics:  Screen time – Is too much time online the real issue?, the world of online gaming; Fortnite, Doki Doki and gaming addiction,  live streaming and vlogging, Monitoring apps – what is the best way to use them?

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March 2018

Topics:  Tools to support kids with online banking, Set Up Safe guides, Duke of Cambridge and Set Up Safe campaign, Roblox concerns, Google Family Link.

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February 2018

Topics:  Set Up Safe campaign, Digital Natives Report, Love online survey, WHO recognises Gaming Addiction, Changes to Facebook Messenger app, Apple to apply new controls to curb iPhone addiction.

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January 2018

Topics:  ‘Life in Likes’ research, NCA Operation saves 245 children from harm, Digital Childhood report, Facebook Messenger for kids, Advise on targeting tech giants who don’t delete abusive content, Digital Resilience Toolkit for parents.

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2017 eNewsletters

December 2017

Topics:  Safer Internet Day 2017,  Internet Safety Strategy, Code of Conduct, EE partnership

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Topics:  Stop, Speak, Support campaign,  Anti-bullying week, YouTube policy change, Data Protection Bill, Ian Bauckham appointed CBE appointed to help guide the teaching of relationships in schools, Children’s global media summit, BBC launch Own It channel.

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November 2017

Topics:  Safer Internet Day 2017,  Internet Safety Strategy, Code of Conduct, EE partnership

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October 2017

Topics:  Internet Safety Strategy, Baroness Shields – Special Representative, London Terror attack, Mental health and honesty apps, Cookies online safety play.

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September 2017

Topics:  Online grooming, Digital 5 A day campaign, Google advertising safeguards, Ofcom sharenting research,  Talk Talk children’s TV remote, One Word campaign.

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August 2017

Topics: Age verification on porn sites, General Data Protection Regulation, Social Media and anxiety, Cyberbullying detection app.

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July 2017

Topics: Facebook launches UK Online Civil Courage initiative, new expert advisory member, calls for businesses to adopt Safer WiFi, crowd-Funding for Revenge porn helpline, Snap Maps, Live.ly streaming app.

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June 2017

Topics: Cyberbullying awareness campaign, Addressing topical issues advice, Google and Facebook child safety summit, Google Family Link, Sexting, Stand Up To Bullying Day.

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May 2017

Topics: Cyberbullying awareness campaign

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Topics: Digital Drop In sessions, Flaw in the Law, Heads Together #Oktosay, Internet Watch Foundation, Bullying in UK.

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February 2017

Topics: Make a noise programme, Dr Linda Papadopoulos new Internet Matters ambassador, new Government internet strategy, new safety changes at Twitter.

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January 2017

Topics: Prep for Safer Internet Day with Dr Linda,  BETT Show, Wise kids online media summit, Growing Up Digital report, Parliamentary drop-in.

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2016 eNewsletters

December 2016

Topics: Safer Internet Day, Digital Safety Awards, Cyberbullying Taskforce,  DfE grant, Digital Economy Bill, Facebook joins Internet Matters as official partners.

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