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

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