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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Google helps parents find “Expert Approved” apps in Google Play
Google's new Expert Approved' Badges feature on Google Play store to help parents find apps that are both entertaining and enriching for children.
Google's new Expert Approved' Badges feature on ...
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6 out of 10 teachers are worried about online safety of pupils who used the internet during lockdown
As children make the long-awaited return to school, our new campaign urges parents to stay switched on around their child's online safety.
As children make the long-awaited return to ...
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Instagram Reels – A parents’ guide to the new video sharing feature
Instagram has rolled out a new feature allowing users to record and share 15-second videos on Instagram, similar to features on the popular app TikTok.
Instagram has rolled out a new feature ...
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What is encryption and how does it impact children’s online safety?
Find out what encryption is, what this means as a potential risk for child online safety, and the concerns raised over it.
Find out what encryption is, what this ...
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Roblox
Family guide to Roblox games
The campaign, created by End Violence Against Children Fund and backed by Facebook, has been launched to help young people ‘Stay safe at home. Stay Safe online'.
The campaign, created by End Violence Against ...
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BT research reveals 89 per cent of UK families feel online technology has been a blessing in lockdown
In a poll commissioned by BT Skills for Tomorrow, UK parents were asked a range of questions focussed on the role the online world played for them in lockdown.
In a poll commissioned by BT Skills ...
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Two little kids on their devices
Socialising safely online
From interactive calls to social gaming, Tech expert Andy Robertson provides tips on ways to children socialising with their friends and family.
From interactive calls to social gaming, Tech ...
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ScreenTimeCampaign
Balancing Screen time and a digital diet
Find simple tips to help children develop healthy online habits and a good digital diet to help them thrive on and offline.
Find simple tips to help children develop ...
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