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R;pple — help prevent self-harm and suicide with this free online tool
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Yubo formerly Yellow social media app
Yubo, formerly Yellow, is a social media app encouraging teens to find new friends by allowing them to swipe left ...
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The Forest App
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How can I help my child manage their friendships online safely?
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Do influencers have an impact on a child’s behaviour?
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How do I help my child develop good online money habits?

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Teen shares his experience of social media during COVID-19 pandemic
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Mum shares the impact fake news had on her son
Mum Ann shares her family’s personal experience of fake news to help other parents consider their children's digital literacy skills.
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Online hate and trolling – a parent’s story
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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Facebook guide
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Facebook app with our step-by-step how-to guides.
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TikTok privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child’s privacy settings on the TikTok social media app with our step-by-step how-to guide.
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Instagram
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Instagram with our step-by-step how-to guides.

Recommended Policy & guidance

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Will new online harms regulation help children have a safer experience online?
As part of the consultation on Online Harms and Ethics of Data, our Policy Director Claire Levens provides insight that ...
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Consultation response: Online Harms and the Ethics of Data
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New Cybersurvey sexting report highlights insight into digital relationships for young people today
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