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Yubo formerly Yellow social media app
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The Forest App
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Goldilocks
Created by Vodafone the book Goldilocks help parents to discuss social media use with their younger children.

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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.

Recommended Parental controls

Parental controls
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.
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WhatsApp privacy guide
Learn how to manage your child's privacy and security settings on WhatsApp with our step-by-step guide.

Recommended Policy & guidance

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Will new online harms regulation help children have a safer experience online?
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Consultation response: Online Harms and the Ethics of Data
As part of the consultation on Online Harms and Ethics of Data, our Policy Director Claire Levens provides insight that ...

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Ditch The Label – Anti-Bullying Survey 2020
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