Online Relationships

What Parents Need to Know About Tinder

  • Published 6th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tinder, it takes a look at a number of risks such as privacy concerns, emotional harm and pressure to meet strangers.

Back to School | Online Safety Tips for Children

  • Published 1st September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. Wow, it’s September already! The month when autumn officially starts and … oh yeah. The beginning of a new school year. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to spot fake news, reporting something offensive online and how to deal with bullies.

What Parents Need to Know About Hoop

  • Published 25th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Hoop. Hoop is a social networking app that syncs with Snapchat to help users build their community of friends. The guide takes a look at a number of risks such as grooming, visible location and no age verification system.

Online Fair Play: the Dos and Don'ts of Online Conduct

  • Published 7th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online fair play. Alongside individual skill, impressive teamwork and some truly epic matches, one of the most enjoyable things about this summer’s European football championships has been the sense of sportsmanship and fair play. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online strangers, hurtful messages and an overspending of time online.

What Parents Need to Know About Roblox

  • Published 28th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Roblox. With more than 150 million users worldwide, Roblox is one of the most popular video games of recent times. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-app purchases, online dating and chat functionality

What Parents Need to Know About Rec Room

  • Published 24th March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Rec Room. Rec Room is a social hangout game, where users meet up with friends to explore and create rooms, each containing a different experience. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online bullying, questionable connections and sexual content.

What Parents Need to Know About Avakin Life

  • Published 17th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Avakin Life. Described as a place where teens and adults can make new friends, Avakin Life is a mobile game that has more than 1.4 million daily users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-game chat, adult themes and in-game spending.

What Parents Need to Know About Catfishing

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on catfishing. Catfishing is when someone creates a fake online profile to trick people into thinking they are somebody else. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online grooming, fraud and identity theft.

What Parents Need to Know About Tech Related Communication

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on tech related communication. Language is constantly evolving. The words, phrases and even emojis used on social media have transformed how young people communicate. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a false sense of security, hidden messages and impacts on your child’s mood.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Grooming

  • Published 6th May 2020

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.

7 Questions to Help you Start a Conversation with your Child about Online Safety

  • Published 7th November 2018

This week's free online safety guide focuses on a series of 7 questions that will help you as a parent or carer, start an initial conversation with your child around online safety. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as personal information, gaming addiction and online relationships.

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