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Grandparents’ guide to online safety

14th July 2021 by Internet Matters Team
To help grandparents get to grips with life online, we've created a new Grandparents Guide to Online Safety offering advice to keep kids safe this summer.

Social media advice hub

7th June 2021 by Internet Matters Team
Get expert advice to help pre-teens and teens stay in control of their social media use and navigate the risks and the rewards it can offer safely.

Social media concerns

25th May 2021 by Internet Matters Team
From sharing too much to opening underage accounts on social media, get advice on the top concerns parents have about young people using social.

VSC rating board expands Family Video Game Database accessibility game search

20th May 2021 by Andy Robertson
Family Video Game Database launces new tools | Internet Matters. New video game accessibility tools with the support of the VSC Rating Board.

How to deactivate/delete old social media accounts

21st January 2021 by Internet Matters Team
Why not do some digital spring cleaning? We have provided steps on how to delete or deactivate some of the most popular social media apps and platforms.

Socialising safely online

5th December 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Check out our recommended resources, advice and tips to help your child socialise safety and have a positive time online during the summer holidays.

The online facts of life

7th September 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Parents share their concerns, funny stories and tips around managing their children's online safety. Find a range of resource to help kids stay safe online.
Parent stories

Tech and online safety during lockdown by Adele Jennings

Internet Matters
11th May 2020 by Adele Jennings
Parent and Internet Matters blogger Adele Jennings, shares her experience of how her two children are spending their time online and also shares her thoughts about online safety for children.

As gaming soars during lockdown, research shows only 1 in 3 parents check age ratings

24th April 2020 by Internet Matters Team
New research reveals that only 33% of kids say their parents check age-ratings on games they play this comes as online gaming soards amid UK lockdown.

How video games can help children manage their emotions

Internet Matters
2nd April 2020 by Andy Robertson
From finding calm to ordering a chaotic world, Tech expert Andy Robertson highlights how children can use video games to manage their emotions.

Helping children stay socially connected while physically isolating

30th March 2020 by Andy Robertson
From interactive calls to social gaming, Tech expert Andy Robertson provides tips on ways to help children socialise with their friends and family.

Five Countries and tech firms agree groundbreaking principles to keep children safe online

5th March 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Five Country partners have launched a set of Voluntary Principles for how tech firms can keep children and young people safe online.
Apps & Platforms

Call of Duty Modern Warfare – What Parents Need to Know

2nd March 2020 by Andy Robertson
Get insights on how the game works to help young people play safely and smartly.

Online gaming resources

30th June 2019 by ghislaine
View our latest gaming resources to help you navigate the world of online gaming. From setting parental controls to finding suitable games for your children.

Online gaming – the risks

28th June 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Online Gaming - Internet Matters. Help children stay safe and have positive gaming experience online. | Play games online. Social media. Online safety.

Mobile phones for children

23rd June 2019 by ghislaine
Mobile phones for kids | Internet Matters. A guide on what models should you consider for your child? Best phones for kids. Phone for kids