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What you need to know about WHO gaming disorder
How do I know if my child is vulnerable to radicalisation online?
Safeguarding children online is top priority as UK set to introduce new online safety standards
How can I help my child best manage their screen time?
How do I start a conversation to explain what extremism and radicalisation is to my child?
Mum gamer shares online gaming benefits and potential challenges
How can we support vulnerable children in the digital world?
By Internet Matters
How to encouraged teens to make safe choices about relationships
What is the school’s responsibility to protect my child from extremism?
Screen time report reveals parents concerns that too much screen is causing child inactivity
By Internet Matters
TikTok app safety – What parents need to know
Why are children encouraging others to ‘roast’ them online?
How can I encourage my child to report something if they believe a friend is self-harming?
1 in 3 parents concerned their children will become addicted to pornography
By Internet Matters
What to do if gaming gets out of hand
Live streaming report reveals nearly a third of 11 to 13 year old are broadcasting themselves live over the internet
By Internet Matters
What can I do to ensure my child’s safety over the summer break?
Mum shares her challenge of protecting her teens from seeing adult content
New Instagram cyberbullying prevention tools launched
Parenting Generation Game: Summary of findings
By Internet Matters
Parents say online porn gives children extreme unrealistic idea of sex
By Internet Matters
New Sky Broadband Buddy app helps pause the internet for quality family time
Parent shares how tech use helps children thrive
Mum shares her experience of protecting digitally savvy pre-teen from inappropriate content
Supporting teens as they explore their curiosity online
How can I help my child to think critically to protect them against extremist influences?
Play your child at their own game this summer
In the age of social media, how can I help my child maintain a positive body image?
Parenting Digital Natives report highlights parental concerns about children online use
By Internet Matters
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite parents’ guide
Back to the basics for digital families
My child is actively seeking followers to build a brand online, how can I keep them safe?
Can violent video games encourage my child to be aggressive?
Exploring online identity in the Insta-age
Digital self-harm – is it a cry for help?
Yubo formerly Yellow social media app – what parents need to know
Parenting Generation Game report
By Internet Matters
Managing screen time – starting with an open conversation with children is key
What is online consent and how can I discuss this with my child?
What impact can selfies have on my child’s self-esteem and mental health?

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