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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.

Family video games guide for all ages

1st July 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Guide to family games to play together | Internet Matters. See our guide to video games that you can play as a family.

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.

Monitoring apps parents’ guide

22nd June 2019 by ghislaine
With the help of Andy Robertson, we’ve given tips on how best to use monitoring apps to support children and reviewed the top apps available.

Pre-teen (11-13) online safety advice

21st May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Preteens (11year old to 13 year old) online safety advice | Internet Matters. Help children aged 11-13 years old (preteens) have a safe online experience.

Social media advice on popular apps

14th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Social media guides | Internet Matters. Advice on popular apps and platforms for kids. Learn how to set privacy on popular apps
Apps & Platforms

Parent’s gaming guide to Apex Legends multiplayer game

26th March 2019 by Andy Robertson
Similar to Fortnite, Apex Legends offers the same style of gun-battle on a shrinking map with lots of other players. Get expert tips to keep kids safe.

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.


9th January 2019 by Internet Matters Team
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