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Goldilocks
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Tackling misinformation on Instagram
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What is the real-world impact of online hate speech on young people?
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How can I help my child best manage their screen time?
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Social media top tips
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Mum Beth shares her family's personal experience with online hate to help other parents support their children on this issue.
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WhatsApp privacy guide
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Screen time report reveals parents concerns that too much screen is causing child inactivity
We carried out research with parents to find out their biggest concerns around screen time.
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