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Yubo formerly Yellow social media app
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The Forest App
If you’re worried about how much time your little one is spending on their gadget, Rik Henderson of Pocket-lint, offers ...
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Goldilocks
Created by Vodafone the book Goldilocks help parents to discuss social media use with their younger children.

Recommended Articles

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NCA predicts a rise in online sexual abuse due to coronavirus pandemic
Angela Ellis from Good Things Foundation shares advice on how the Make It Click website can help families develop critical ...
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How video games can help children manage their emotions
From finding calm to ordering a chaotic world, Tech expert Andy Robertson highlights how children can use video games to ...
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Helping children stay socially connected while physically isolating
From interactive calls to social gaming, Tech expert Andy Robertson provides tips on ways to children socialising with their friends ...

Recommended Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A
What should parents know about teens and online dating?
Expert Q&A
How can I help my child feel free to be who they are online while staying safe?
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What is the real-world impact of online hate speech on young people?

Recommended Guides

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Online Dating for Teens – Parenting Advice
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Tips to Help Young People Manage Their Online Identity
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Social Media Top Tips
Social networks are a great place for young people to stay in touch with friends and demonstrate their creativity. As ...

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Mum shares the impact fake news had on her son
Mum Ann shares her family’s personal experience of fake news to help other parents consider their children's digital literacy skills.
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Online hate and trolling – a parent’s story
Mum Beth shares her family's personal experience with online hate to help other parents support their children on this issue.
Parent stories
Managing screen time with children of different ages – mum shares her experience
Jess mum of two shares her screen time challenges and tips when trying to implement screen time boundaries with children ...

Recommended Parental controls

Parental controls
Houseparty privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Houseparty social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.
Parental controls
BBC Own It App and Keyboard guide
See our step-by-step guide to the Own It app and keyboard designed to empower your child to make smart choices, ...
Parental controls
TikTok privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child’s privacy settings on TikTok social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.

Recommended Research

Research
Parents say online porn gives children extreme unrealistic idea of sex
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
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1 in 3 parents concerned their children will become addicted to pornography
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
Research
Screen time report reveals parents concerns that too much screen is causing child inactivity
We carried out research with parents to find out their biggest concerns around screen time.
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