A recent study by Internet Matters found that nearly a third of kids aged 11 to 13 are livestreaming. This means they are broadcasting themselves live over the internet at the click of a button. Find out if your grandchild is keen on livestreaming and what apps they’re using for this and who they are sharing with. It’s important to recognise if your grandchild may be sharing personal information with strangers.
To make sure your grandchild is live streaming safely make sure they don’t reveal any personal details. Encourage your grandchild to only livestream in public so they don’t reveal important information about themselves and speak to them about the dangers of oversharing to an unknown audience.