#Social media safety

See a range of articles, resources and tools to learn more about the issue of social media use and get practical tips to help your child manage this online issue.

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Discover what Facebook is doing to keep children safe online
With over 2.4 billion people using Facebook, safety is a key focus to help tackle harmful content online and keep ...
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What to do if gaming gets out of hand
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
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Exploring online identity in the Insta-age
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.

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What is online consent and how can I discuss this with my child?
Asking permission before sharing an image or being aware of what it means when accepting certain terms and conditions is ...
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My child is actively seeking followers to build a brand online, how can I keep them safe?
With the growth of image sharing platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, teens have begun to see themselves more as ...
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Digital self-harm – is it a cry for help?
As children’s use of the online world grows, increasing mental health issues such as self-harm are taking a different form online. ...

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Parent pack: Posters
Use our range of posters to raise awareness of online safety at parents evenings, one-to-one sessions or as a simple ...
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Grandparents’ guide to online safety
To help grandparents get to grips with life online, we’ve created a new Grandparents Guide to Online Safety – offering ...
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Things you need to know about Cyberbullying
While the emotional aspects of bullying continue to be devastating, the internet and social media have changed the way children ...

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Parents say online porn gives children extreme unrealistic idea of sex
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
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1 in 3 parents concerned their children will become addicted to pornography
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
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Live streaming report reveals nearly a third of 11 to 13 year old are broadcasting themselves live over the internet
The report explores the factors that prevent young people from using the internet safely,