Social Media

Social Media & Violence: Preventative Strategies for School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar Craig Pinkney will be highlighting the extent of social media violence looking at some origins and forms of violence as well as its contributors on social media platforms.

What parents need to know about Houseparty

  • Published 25th March 2020

A guide for parents and carers on Houseparty, the 'face to face social network', which gained the no.1 spot on the app store after becoming one of the most downloaded apps since social isolation was introduced.

Omegle Online Safety Guide

  • Published 11th March 2020

A guide to Omegle, a free online chat service which encourages users to either text or video chat with other users through their website.

Facebook Online Safety Guide

  • Published 29th January 2020

An e-safety guide on Facebook, one of the world's most popular online social media platforms with over 2 billion users worldwide

TikTok Online Safety Guide

  • Published 8th January 2020

E-safety guide on TikTok (formerly Music.ly) which is a video-sharing social media app available on iOS and Android which lets users create, share, and view user created videos.

12 Social Media Online Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

Tips to make sure that your personal information stays private, your postings are positive and that your social media use overall is responsible.

Cyberbullying (Online Bullying) Guide for Schools and Parents

  • Published 13th November 2019

Guide to help schools deal with Cyberbullying (bullying which takes place online).

Sadfishing Online Safety Guide

  • Published 23rd October 2019

A guide for parents on ‘Sadfishing’, described as a behavioural trend where people make exaggerated claims about their emotional problems to generate sympathy and attention.

Online Safety Storybook [Digital Version]

  • Published 1st October 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

YouTube Kids Online Safety Guide

  • Published 25th September 2019

An online safety guide giving parents and carers 8 useful pieces of information relevant to the popular application YouTube Kids.

Social Pressures Linked to ‘Appearance’ Online Safety Guide

  • Published 18th September 2019

An e-safety guide discussing the social pressures felt by children and young people in relation to ‘Appearance’.

FaceApp Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults

  • Published 24th July 2019

An e-safety guide for Trusted Adults to FaceApp, an app by Wireless Lab which uses uploaded images of someone’s face, and allows them to add a variety of filters making themselves look older, younger, appear with different hair colour and so on.

Telegram Online Safety Guide

  • Published 3rd July 2019

An e-safety guide to Telegrram, a free messaging service which is very similar to WhatsApp.

Online Safety Storybook

  • Published 1st July 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

Social Media & Mental Health; the positive and negative impacts Online Safety Guide

  • Published 26th June 2019

An e-safety guide to addressing the impact of Social Media on children's mental health for parents and carers.

An Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults about Likee

  • Published 5th June 2019

An e-safety guide for trusted adults to the popular video creation and editing app LIKEE.

YOLO Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 29th May 2019

An e-safety guide for Parents & Carers on YOLO an anonymous question and answer app that works in combination with Snapchat.

Snapchat Online Safety Guide

  • Published 29th May 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Snapchat a photo sharing app for mobile phones and tablets.

Social Media & Mental Health Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults

  • Published 15th May 2019

An e-safety guide for trusted adults, parents & carers to the impacts social media has on the mental health of children and young people.

Discord Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 8th May 2019

An online safety guide for parents & carers to the most popular communication tool for gamers, Discord.

Tumblr Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 1st May 2019

An online safety guide for parents & carers to the popular social media platform and microblogging site with over 463 million blogs on its platform, Tumblr.

YouTube Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 10th April 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers on the popular video streaming service YouTube.

Online Challenges Guide for Parents

  • Published 3rd April 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers on the constantly emerging and evolving trend of Viral Challenges.

Instagram Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 27th February 2019

An online safety guide for parents & carers to Instagram, a photo sharing app that allows users to share images and videos with the world.

Twitter Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 19th December 2018

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Twitter a social networking site where users can post ‘tweets’ or short messages, photos and videos publicly.

Kik Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 12th December 2018

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Kik a free messaging app used by 300 million people worldwide that lets users exchange messages, photos, videos, GIFs and webpages via a Wi-Fi connection or data plan.

Twitch Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 28th November 2018

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Twitch a gaming-focussed live-streaming service, owned by Amazon, where you can watch others play games live and listen to commentary as they play.

LiveMe Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 21st November 2018

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to LiveMe a streaming video app that lets you watch live streams and broadcast your own live videos to anyone interested.

Reddit Online Safety Guide

  • Published 26th September 2018

An e-safety guide to Reddit, a site that blends the idea of a social network with news, discussion forums and various other media.

WhatsApp Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 12th September 2018

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, with more than 1.5 billion people in more than 180 countries using it to send and receive text, photos, videos and documents, as well as make voice and video calls through an Internet or Wi-Fi connection. This guide is for schools and parents to understand how to protect children that use the app.

Live Streaming Online Safety Guide

  • Published 6th June 2018

E-safety guide for parents, schools & children to live streaming, the term used to describe the broadcast of a real-time video from a mobile device, tablet or games console.

Yubo Online Safety Guide

  • Published 2nd May 2018

An e-safety guide on Yubo, a location-based social networking app which used to be called Yellow, has been dubbed ‘Tinder for teens’ in the media due to its similarities with adult dating app, in which users swipe to find matches.

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