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A free online safety guide to help parents and carers understand Facebook Messenger, Facebook's popular direct messaging service, including the newly introduced 'Messenger Rooms' which aims to compete with software platforms such as Zoom.
A free guide to the PlayStation 4, the all-in-one entertainment hub and one of the most popular gaming consoles on the market, offering players internet access, streaming services and online chat features as well as a wealth of online video games.
A free guide to help parents and carers protect their children from the increased risk of online grooming as children spend more time online, including identification and available support.
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.
A guide to help everyone think about some of the positive steps they can take to establish and keep good mental wellbeing.
A guide to Omegle, a free online chat service which encourages users to either text or video chat with other users through their website.
The ‘monetization’ of gaming is at the forefront of research and there are increasing concerns surrounding online gaming and the subsequent links this has with underage gambling.
An online safety guide to provide parents and carers with 10 conversation starters in supporting children's mental health.
An e-safety guide on Facebook, one of the world's most popular online social media platforms with over 2 billion users worldwide
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.
Guide to help schools deal with Cyberbullying (bullying which takes place online).
E-safety guide looking at the arguments both for and against the idea that video games cause violent behaviour.
An e-safety guide discussing what parents and carers need to know about in-game purchases such as loot boxes, and the dangers that surround “skin” betting.
An online safety guide giving parents and carers 8 useful pieces of information relevant to the popular application YouTube Kids.
An e-safety guide discussing the social pressures felt by children and young people in relation to ‘Appearance’.
An e-safety guide discussing the social pressures felt by children and young people in relation to ‘Influencers’.
An e-safety guide discussing the social pressures felt by children and young people in relation to ‘Friends and Followers’.
An e-safety guide discussing the social pressures felt by children and young people in relation to ‘Likes’.
An online safety guide for parents and carers discussing the best ways to guide children towards gaming health.
An e-safety guide to VR (Virtual Reality), the practice of creating computer generated images or sometimes even entire worlds for a user to experience as if they were there.
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.
An e-safety guide for parents and carers on managing what your children watch on Television.
An online safety guide by Leicestershire Police on addressing the online drugs trade, specifically in relation to the expansion of the online world, including the rise of the dark web and social media.
An e-safety guide to Telegrram, a free messaging service which is very similar to WhatsApp.
An e-safety guide to addressing the impact of Social Media on children's mental health for parents and carers.
An online safety guide to everything parents and carers need to know about internet controls, covering router filtering controls, parental software controls, ISP filtering controls and useful recommendations.
A online safety guide for parents to tackle the serious issue of screen addiction.
An e-safety guide for trusted adults to the popular video creation and editing app LIKEE.
An e-safety guide for Parents & Carers on YOLO an anonymous question and answer app that works in combination with Snapchat.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Snapchat a photo sharing app for mobile phones and tablets.
An e-safety guide for trusted adults, parents & carers to the impacts social media has on the mental health of children and young people.
An online safety guide for parents & carers to the most popular communication tool for gamers, Discord.
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.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers on how children can use smart devices safely.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers on the popular video streaming service YouTube.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers on the constantly emerging and evolving trend of Viral Challenges.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers on Virtual Private Networks (also known as VPNs) a great privacy tool, which can be dangerous for children and can allow them to bypass restrictions you have on web browsing.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Apex Legends, a multiplayer battle royale video game which is free to play. In this game, twenty squads consisting of three players each are dropped onto an island from a dropship, where they compete against each other to be the last team standing.
An online safety guide for parents & carers to Instagram, a photo sharing app that allows users to share images and videos with the world.
An e-safety guide for parents & carers to the two official ways (BBFC & PEGI) you can assess if a particular title is suitable for your child.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A series of 7 questions that will help you as a parent or carer, start an initial conversation with your child around online safety.
An e-safety guide to Reddit, a site that blends the idea of a social network with news, discussion forums and various other media.
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.
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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