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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What is Kick streaming? What parents need to know
The Kick streaming platform launched in 2022. It continues to increase in popularity, especially for creators looking for fewer restrictions. Learn about the platform, its risks and what you can do to protect teens.
The Kick streaming platform launched in 2022. ...
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What is X? What parents need to know about safety and changes to Twitter
To keep users safe, Twitter has developed a variety of parental control and privacy settings. Learn what they are and how they can be used by you or your child.
To keep users safe, Twitter has developed ...
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What is Omegle? What parents need to know
Omegle, a video-chat-social media site create for over 13s has gain popularity during the pandemic, it allows users to have chats with strangers.
Omegle, a video-chat-social media site create for ...
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A photo shows three children sitting outside and using devices. Choosing the right apps can support wellbeing and balanced screen time.
How to choose apps for kids
Guidance on choosing new apps and games for children to support wellbeing, interests and balanced screen time.
Guidance on choosing new apps and games ...
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A mum sits with her two children who are watching videos on their tablets, possibly via YouTube or YouTube Kids.
YouTube: Tips and tricks to keep your children entertained and safe
YouTube can be a powerful source of education and entertainment for your child. Learn tips on how to keep them safe with help from expert Andy Robertson.
YouTube can be a powerful source of ...
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Should children play Doki Doki Literature Club?
Tech expert Andy Robertson explains what Doki Doki Literature Club (DDLC) is, what the concerns around it are and what parents can do to keep children safe.
Tech expert Andy Robertson explains what Doki ...
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Fortnite Battle Royale — What parents need to know
Tech expert Andy Robertson runs through Fortnite Battle Royale's features and benefits, and offers advice on how to keep children safe.
Tech expert Andy Robertson runs through Fortnite ...
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Rocket League video game – A parents’ guide
Rocket League is a multiplayer video game rated PEGI 3 that combines car driving and football all in one. Lear
Rocket League is a multiplayer video game ...
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