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

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