Pre-teens (11-13)

Online safety advice

As children between the ages of 11 and 13 make the transition to a more independent stage with the move to secondary school, they become more confident internet users with more varied habits. Internet use can be hugely positive for children, but it’s vital to continue discussing online safety with them.

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Discord app safety – What parents need to know
Is the Discord platform safe? We recommend that with the correct privacy and security settings, Discord can be used safely by kids. Please bear in mind, there are always risks when it comes to sites with online chat options.
Is the Discord platform safe? We recommend ...
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Facebook guide
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Facebook app with our step-by-step how-to guides.
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BT Hope United- Tackling online hate
Hope can beat hate if we all stand together, that’s why BT has created the Hope United campaign to tackle online hate.
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Snapchat guide
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Snapchat with our step-by-step how-to guides.
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Making Instagram safer for young people
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next steps to make a real impact in this space, find out how.
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable ...
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TikTok privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child’s privacy settings on the TikTok social media app with our step-by-step how-to guide.
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Instagram
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Instagram with our step-by-step how-to guides.
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Snapchat safety: a how to guide for parents
Snapchat can be a fun way to share photo and video content of daily life but also carries several risks. We outline how to ensure your child snaps safely.
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