As children become more independent online, it’s possible that they may come across things which are inappropriate for their age or stage of development. Using filters to block explicit content and having frank conversations are just a few ways you equip them with tools to deal with it.
Navigate our advice hub to learn about the potential risks of inappropriate content and what practical tips you can take to give your child a safer online experience.
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Our campaign video showing how children’s curious nature can lead them to easily stumble across content that may not be age appropriate.
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Fred is sitting in the kitchen searching for videos of pirates online. He clicks to watch a video of ``Somali pirates hostage situation`` and is left frightened and confused.
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