Socialising online safely

Find tips and tools to help your child stay connected with family and friends safely and share responsibly online.

Recommended Apps & Tools

Apps & Tools
Discord App safety settings guide
Learn how to manage your child's online safety on the Discord app by enabling or disabling security, privacy and data ...

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Discord app safety – What parents need to know
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Snapchat safety: a how to guide for parents
Snapchat can be a fun way to share photo and video content of daily life but also carries several risks. ...

Recommended Expert Q&A

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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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How to use video chat platforms to group chat with family and friends
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Recommended Parental controls

Parental controls
Houseparty privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Houseparty social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.

Recommended Policy & guidance

Policy & guidance
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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