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What are content farms and are they harmful?
With the popularisation of quick ‘hacks’ on various video-sharing and social media platforms, content farms have found a way to ...
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Online Safety Bill: what parents and carers can expect
Carolyn Bunting, CEO at Internet Matters, give parents insights on how the UK Online Safety Bill will impact children online.
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Supporting children’s body image in the online world
Monday marked the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (28 February - 6 March 2022). Although only a small minority ...
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What is the ZEPETO app? — What parents need to know
Through the use of avatars, the ZEPETO app lets users connect with friends and others all over the world, but ...
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What is Reddit? — What parents need to know
The social news website requires users to be 13 or older but is Reddit safe? Learn what teens can find ...
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What is 4chan and why is it controversial?
Launched in 2003, 4chan is an established imageboard website with 20 million visitors monthly and 900,000 new posts per day. ...
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Internet Matters launches ‘Children’s Wellbeing in a Digital World: Index Report 2022’
We've launched Children’s Wellbeing in a Digital World: Index Report 2022, the culmination of a year-long project, developed with the ...
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Twitter’s parental controls and privacy settings — What parents need to know
To keep users safe, Twitter has developed a variety of parental control and privacy settings. Learn what they are and ...
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Teachers targeted by students on TikTok: how parents can help manage bullying on social media
Recent reports show children and young people targeting teachers on TikTok with manipulated images and videos. Learn what parents can ...
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TikTok explores effective responses to dangerous online challenges
A new report commissioned by TikTok explores dangerous online challenges (including hoax challenges). It seeks to identify things that can ...
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Anti-Bullying Week 2021: One Kind Word
As a member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we are proud to support Anti-Bullying Week (15th – 19th November) this year to ...
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What is doxxing and how can you keep your child safe?
Doxxing is a scary problem that can put your child in danger. However, there are things you can to to ...
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How to protect children from online sexual harm
The NWG Network and Marie Collins Foundation have teamed up to help parents understand online harm. Learn how to minimise ...
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What to do if your child is a cyberbully
As a parent, it can be difficult to accept that your child may be exhibiting bullying behaviour towards their peers. ...