Online Relationships

What Parents Need to Know about Group Chats

  • Published 27th April 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on group chats. It highlights a number of risks such as bullying, inappropriate content and unknown members.

What Parents Need to Know about Group Chats (Spanish)

  • Published 27th April 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on group chats. It highlights a number of risks such as bullying, inappropriate content and unknown members.

Brighten Someone's Day Online

  • Published 16th March 2022

This week’s free online safety guide celebrates Red Nose Day 2022. It suggests simple ways to brighten someone’s day online – including video calling, posting a kind comment or sharing a feelgood playlist.

What Parents Need to Know about Yubo

  • Published 9th March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Yubo. It highlights a number of risks such as cyberbullying, inappropriate content and flimsy age gates.

What Parents Need to Know about Wink

  • Published 15th February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Wink. It highlights a number of risks such as grooming, cyberbullying and inappropriate content.

What Parents Need to Know about Wink (Spanish)

  • Published 15th February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Wink. It highlights a number of risks such as grooming, cyberbullying and inappropriate content.

10 Top Tips for Respect Online: Inspiring Children to Build a Better Digital World

  • Published 2nd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for respect online: inspiring childing to build a better digital world, it takes a look at a number of tips such as how to prevent internet addiction, being aware of the dark side, and pressing ‘pause’.

10 Top Tips for Respect Online: Inspiring Children to Build a Better Digital World (Spanish)

  • Published 2nd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for respect online: inspiring childing to build a better digital world, it takes a look at a number of tips such as how to prevent internet addiction, being aware of the dark side, and pressing ‘pause’.

10 Top Tips for Respect Online: A Digital World for Everyone

  • Published 2nd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for respect online: a digital world for everyone, it takes a look at a number of tips such as protecting yourself, replying wisely and being forgiving.

10 Top Tips for Respect Online: Digital World for Everyone (Spanish)

  • Published 2nd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for respect online: a digital world for everyone, it takes a look at a number of tips such as protecting yourself, replying wisely and being forgiving.

Let's Connect this Christmas (Some Way) - Lyric Sheet

  • Published 8th December 2021

By now you’ll have seen our collaboration with Musicalternative for this year’s National Online Safety Christmas song. If you feel like joining in – perhaps with your family or with your class – we’ve reproduced the lyrics here for you!

10 Ways You Can Share Kindness Online

  • Published 16th November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on sharing kindness online, it takes a look at a number of tips such as reaching out, thinking before commenting and recommending fun things.

10 Ways You Can Share Kindness Online (Spanish)

  • Published 16th November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on sharing kindness online, it takes a look at a number of tips such as reaching out, thinking before commenting and recommending fun things.

What Parents Need to Know about Tinder

  • Published 6th October 2021

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

What Parents Need to Know about Tinder (Spanish)

  • Published 6th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tinder. It highlights 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. It highlights a number of tips such as how to spot fake news, reporting something offensive online and how to deal with bullies.

Back to School | Online Safety Tips for Children (Spanish)

  • Published 1st September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. It highlights 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. It highlights 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. It highlights 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 (Spanish)

  • Published 28th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Roblox. 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. 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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