Teens (14+)

Online safety advice

As your child becomes a teenager, it’s likely the internet will be a part of their daily life. They’ll adapt quickly to new technology and use it to communicate, socialise and create. Most teenagers have access to the internet using a smartphone or tablet, and use a wide range of social networking sites as a vital part of their relationships with others.

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Screen time tips to support 11-14 year olds
As children start senior or secondary school and take advantage of their independence, it’s likely that they’ll be spending a lot more time on their devices. This is a crucial time to talk to them about how to manage their screen time and give them strategies to find a healthy balance between their life on and offline. Find tips and advice to help them do just that.
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Screen time tips to support teens
Smartphones are central to teen’s daily routine, if not integral to it. Whether it’s sending something on Snapchat to keep a streak going as soon as they wake up, getting up to speed on news on Twitter or live streaming thoughts about their day on social media, it can be hard to keep teens away from screens.
Smartphones are central to teen’s daily routine, ...
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Discover what Facebook is doing to keep children safe online
With over 2.4 billion people using Facebook, safety is a key focus to help tackle harmful content online and keep people safe on its platform.
With over 2.4 billion people using Facebook, ...
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Parents guide to the Fortnite World Cup
Learn more about the Fornite World Cup and why it's gathered a lot of press coverage and why it could inspire young children to join e-sports gaming.
Learn more about the Fornite World Cup ...
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Parents’ guide: What is Yolo app and is it safe?
Learn more about the Yolo app and what to watch out for to keep kids safe.
Learn more about the Yolo app and ...
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New Instagram cyberbullying prevention tools launched
In a recent post, Instagram announced the introduction of new tools on their platform to help users tackle the issue of cyberbullying.
In a recent post, Instagram announced the ...
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Parenting Generation Game report
Our research looks at parents’ views of their children’s relationship with gaming, across all devices and platforms.
Our research looks at parents’ views of ...
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New Children’s Commissioner’s 2019 report reveals rates of childhood vulnerability
New report reveals that an estimated 2.3 million children are living with risk because of a vulnerable family background.
New report reveals that an estimated 2.3 ...
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