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5 top tips to manage children’s screentime

By Internet Matters Team on

In a bid to help parents and children get best out of the time they spend online, we've devised five simple tips to help manage children’s screen time so they can make the most out of their time both on and offline. more info Feel free to share the screen time infographic with other parents … Continued

Moving beyond screen-time limits is essential parenting

By Andy Robertson on

Gaming expert Andy Robertson shift the focus on the issue of screen time from ' how much is too much' to 'when and why some digital activities can help or harm children'. Screen time has been an easy short-hand for measuring how healthy children’s relationship with technology is. However, as we get a better understanding … Continued

Top 6 great family games to enjoy over Easter holidays

By Andy Robertson on

With the Easter holidays upon us, it’s worth considering what console and mobile games you’ll be playing with the family over the break. While children will inevitably migrate to high profile games like Fortnite, Minecraft, Rocket League and FIFA, it’s important for parents to broaden their family’s gaming diet. To save you some of the … Continued

BBFC Digital Economy Act Guidance Consultation March 2018

By Internet Matters Team on

In March 2018 the British Board of Film Classification launched a consultation on its proposals for Age Verification. Forming part of the Digital Economy Act it is designed to prevent children "stumbling" upon explicit content. The aim of is to target website or apps that contain pornographic content. If sites fail to follow the guidance … Continued