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Online hate and trolling – a parent’s story

Internet Matters
12th November 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Mum Beth shares her family's personal experience with online hate to help other parents support their children on this issue.

Social gaming and live streaming apps

18th October 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Get advice on latest social gaming and live streaming apps children are using to help them get the most out of their expirience.

Social networking and messaging apps

25th September 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Learn about the lastest social networking and messaging apps children are using and what risks they may expose children and young people too.

Homepage

4th July 2019 by jakub
Working with online safety experts, we’re here to guide you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet
Parent stories

Mum shares her experience of protecting digitally savvy pre-teen from inappropriate content

3rd June 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Beth shares how she helps her digitally-savvy 10-year old navigate the risks of seeing inappropriate content through the platforms he uses.

Glossary

28th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Here’s an up-to-date internet safety glossary of some of the most important words to help you keep abreast of the latest internet-related language.

What age can my child start social networking?

23rd May 2019 by Adriana Nobre
As a parent it’s important you know that all social networking platforms or apps have age limits. Find out the age limit for Instagram, Facebook and more.

Social media concerns

17th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Find expert advice to make the most of the screen time and help children share safely over the Christmas season and beyond.

Navigating secondary school – online safety guide

15th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Read our guide on the key issues secondary school children may face and how to encourage them to make smarter choices online.

Parents guide to live streaming and vlogging

13th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
See our guide to learn more about live streaming and vlogging, how children are using it to interact with others and what you can do to keep them safe while doing it.

Moving to secondary school – online safety guide

13th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Get advice on how to support children digital development as they make the transition from primary school to secondary or senior school.

Discovering digital at primary school

10th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Read our guide on the key online safety issues primary school children may face and what you can do to help support them.
Articles

Advice to protect children from upsetting content online following sharing of Christchurch video

15th March 2019 by Carolyn Bunting
Advice for parents who are concerned their children may be affected by the circulation of a video of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Articles

Momo Challenge – What parents should know about online crazes

27th February 2019 by Andy Robertson
Following news coverage of the Momo challenge online craze, our tech expert Andy Robertson sheds light on the game and why it may only be a viral myth.

Our partners

17th December 2018 by Internet Matters Team
Our Partners are committed to the vision of creating an industry-wide coalition dedicated to helping UK parents keep their children safe online.

Report issue

10th December 2018 by jakub
Find out where to report any concerns you have about anything you or your child come across on the internet
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