Socialising online safely

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

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Tips to manage your kids’ virtual playdates
Use our guide to help children socialise online safely and securely while schools are closed.
Navigating social media safely
Get tools and tips to support your child’s digital wellbeing on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
Social Media Top Tips
Social networks are a great place for young people to stay in touch with friends and demonstrate their creativity. As ...
Social media parents guide
Advice for parents on conversations to have before children get social
WhatsApp social media guide
With over 1.5 billion users, WhatsApp has become one of the most used messaging apps. Find out what feature you ...
Social media advice hub
We've created a hub of advice to help you encourage your teen to build up the tools to make social ...
ESET – Modern Parenting
ESET has created modern safety rules to support parents about online safety for children.
ThinkUKnow: Home activity packs
ThinkUKnow has created a page with resources to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools.
Manage children social activity tips
It’s important to keep the conversation going and take an interest in what your child is doing online. Here’s your ...
Social Media profile tips
Get tips to help your child create a good social media presence online that will help them build a good ...
Reporting concerns on social
Help children take action if they come across content that may indicate that a friend or love is in danger ...
Instagram parent portal
Instagram’s parent portal gives parents a basic introduction to the photo and video sharing app and offers parents support on ...
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