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Finding great Video Content For Your Children

By Andy Robertson on

Finding great content for children to watch is a good way to balance their consumption of YouTube videos. Over the last few months, I’ve been looking into how to find this efficiently, when there are so many different streaming services available. Here are a few simple ways to find the best films and TV shows … Continued

What is the dark web? – Advice for parents

By Internet Matters Team on

According to statistics, we can only search 4% of online content that is public; this is considered to be the Surface Web. Roughly 90% represent the Deep Web and 6% the Dark Web. To help you understand what these are and the risks to children, we’ve pulled together a quick summary of what you need … Continued

Online safety schools pack giveaway – update

By Internet Matters Team on

On the 4th of October, we launched our Schools Pack Giveaway, to provide copies of our most popular online-safety resources to any schools who contacted us, for FREE, during the month of October. The demand for our free resources has been incredible, and within the first 5 days, we had already sent out all our … 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, Tik Tok (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 … Continued

What is Tumblr?

By Internet Matters Team on

A cross between WordPress and social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, Tumblr gives users the ability to create blogs and share them with followers and friends across a number of social platforms. It is also known as short-form microblogging platform and host more than 425 million blogs and is ranked 7th among the leading … Continued

Best 10 educational apps to keep your kids amused safely

By Andy Robertson on

While we all know that smartphones and tablets are powerful devices for bringing learning into the home, app stores are so crammed with options it can be hard to find the best ones for our children. That's why we've tested a fair few ourselves in order to bring you our current top 10 apps that … Continued