MENU

See filtered results

Stop Speak Support advice for parents

19th May 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Help children use the new code and inspire change to stop cyberbullying with expert advice and practical tips.
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.
Articles

Setting up the appropriate safety settings on social media

Internet Matters
16th April 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Here are some basic rules to follow when reviewing privacy settings on social media platforms to support young people.
Articles

Virtual playgrounds – connecting your kids with their school friends

Internet Matters
7th April 2020 by Internet Matters Team
What are Virtual Playdates and why they are important? | Internet Matters. Advice about setting up virtual playdates for your kids and their friends.
Articles

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.

Online Dating – The Risks For Teens

20th February 2020 by Rachel Simoyan
What are Online Dating risks for Teens? | Internet Matters. We explore the dangers of teens & online romantic relationships & what you should look out for.
Articles

New Ofcom Report Suggests Parents’ Rising Concern Over Children Online

Internet Matters, Ofcom
4th February 2020 by Internet Matters Team
Ofcom Report on Parents’ Concern over Children Online | Internet Matters. More parents than ever feel children’s online use now carries more risks.

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.
Parent stories

Mum shares her challenge of protecting her teens from seeing adult content

3rd June 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Jen shares her challenges of helping her teenage sons avoid seeing adult content and ways to support them if they do stumble across it.
Parent stories

Online consent & images sharing – Mum shares challenges of teaching teens to share safely

28th May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
What is the best way to encourage young people to understand consent when it comes to sharing online? Mum shares her experience and tips.

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.

Dealing with self-harm

21st May 2019 by Internet Matters Team
If you are concerned that your child is showing signs of suicidal or self-harming thoughts here is advice on steps you can take to support them.

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

Screen time resources

26th March 2019 by Internet Matters Team
Find tools and resources available to help you and your family set digital boundaries for screen times and manage what children see online.

Resources to deal with online reputation

24th March 2019 by Internet Matters Team
See online tools and organisations that can help you and your child manage their online reputation to support their future aspirations.

Deal with online reputation

24th March 2019 by Internet Matters Team
If you are concerned that your child’s digital footprint may reflect badly on them or is incorrect, see what steps you can do to help them improve it.