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How can we support vulnerable children in the digital world?

By Claire Levens on

Today we launch our new report 'Vulnerable children in a digital world'  to highlight how children's offline vulnerabilities can help us identify what types of risks they may face online so we can work across sectors to offer early intervention and specialist support to help them stay safe online. How do you identify a vulnerable … Continued

8 out of 10 parents back Government’s pornography age-verification plans

By Internet Matters Team on

Government plans to introduce age-verification on pornography sites have been overwhelmingly backed by parents, new research reveals. Research shows parents fully support age-verification More than 8 out of 10 parents (83%) feel that commercial porn sites should demand users verify their age before they’re able to access content. Our latest research also found 76% of … Continued

Parent shares how tech use helps children thrive

By Internet Matters Team on

Celebrating the best of the tech, Madeline mother of two shares how her family tech use has had a positive impact on her children and made it simple to speak to friends and family on the other side of the world. The family uses technology extensively in daily life, with a home PC, laptop, iPad … Continued

TikTok app safety – What parents need to know

By Internet Matters Team on

This social network app is from the creators of Musical.ly. As Musical.ly officially went offline earlier this year, TikTok (known as Douyin in China) has taken its place offering the user the ability to watch musical clips, create short clips up to 60 seconds and add special effects to them. All the content that was … Continued