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Read our latest press releases to learn more about our latest research and awareness campaigns to help parents support their children in the digital world.

Latest press release 

From cyberbullying to self-harm, new report reveals how online risks could be anticipated in UK’s most vulnerable kids

The study carried out in partnership with Youthworks and the University of Kingston reveals how vulnerable young people’s online experiences can be used to identify how they might be more likely to encounter certain online risks.

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2019 press releases

From cyberbullying to self-harm, new report reveals how online risks could be anticipated in UK’s most vulnerable kids

The study carried out in partnership with Youthworks and the University of Kingston reveals how vulnerable young people’s online experiences can be used to identify how they might be more likely to encounter certain online risks.

2018 press releases

Group chat is the new cyberbullying threat as 8 out of 10 parents reveal concerns

More than 8 out of 10 parents are concerned their child will be cyberbullied on a group chat, new research has revealed. Parents of kids aged 11 to 13 are most concerned.

Internet Matters and Google partner to offer online safety advice to Parents in Manchester

Parents of primary school children are being offered free sessions from online safety experts thanks to a new workshop offered by Google and Internet Matters.

Campaign shows how online pressure boils over in the first year of secondary school

Internet Matters launches Back To School campaign as new research reveals Year 7 is a pinch-point for online issues - from pressure on children to be on social media to have the latest device.

Insta-grans’ guide to help keep kids safe online this summer

Grandparents are being encouraged to get to grips with children’s online safety as four in 10* will be left looking after the kids over the school summer break.

40 percent rise in teens managing their money online

On average teenagers bank online 12 times per month - with 90% of log-ons coming via mobile phone.

7 out of 10 teens want parents to set filters to protect them online

New survey reveals nearly 7 out of 10 of kids aged 11-16 think parental controls are ‘a good idea’ - yet 6 out of 10 parents don’t set them

Love and friendships online

Internet Matters reveals the role the internet is playing in the relationships of 11 to 16-year-olds – as it launches new Digital Resilience Toolkits for parents

2017 press releases

Watch the video: How one word could be hiding your child’s digital angst

Internet Matters launches hard-hitting ad campaign as new research reveals 1 in 2 schoolchildren would not speak to their parents if upset by something online.

Huawei announces new partnership with Internet Matters

Global ICT leader becomes latest to join forces with e-safety organisation which helps parents keep their children safe online.

How one word could be hiding your child’s digital angst in new school year

Internet Matters launches hard-hitting ad campaign as new research reveals 1 in 2 schoolchildren would not speak to their parents if upset by something online

Internet Matters issues tips on safe ‘sharenting’ for first day back at school

If you're proud of them, protect them: Internet Matters issues tips on safe 'sharenting' for first day back at school

Internet Matters launches summer holiday ‘screensafe’ campaign

Parents are being urged to use the summer holidays to spend some one-on-one time with their children, talking about the important issue of online safety.

1 in 5 parents admit their child has received cruel comments online

Internet Matters launches a campaign today urging parents to pledge to talk with their children about cyberbullying – with new research showing one-in-five children have been subjected to cruel comments online.

Internet Matters launch new expert hub headed up by Dr Linda Papadopoulus

Internet Matters launches What The Experts Say to provide parents with tailored expert advice on online safety issues.

Revealed: The secret life of six-year-olds online

To mark Safer Internet Day, Internet Matters reveals the eye-opening online habits of a six-year-old – as digitally advanced today as 10-year-olds were just three years ago

2016 press releases

Online searches for cyberbullying soar by eight times in month of October

Internet Matters launches powerful ad campaign to help parents deal with cyberbullying at this time of the year as it is most prevalent

Local schools triumph in nationwide cyberbullying competition to beat the bullies

Internet Matters today revealed the winners of a national competition to find the best comic strip that illustrates how to beat cyberbullying.

2015 press releases

Parents urged for Anti-Bullying Week: ‘It’s time to teach your kids Internet Manners’

In support of National Anti-Bullying Week - Internet Matters urge parents to teach their children ‘Internet Manners’ and bring them up to be good digital citizens.
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