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Planning to talk to your child about sex, relationships and their lives online can be tricky. Find lots of advice about these complex areas here.

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    Nude selfies: what parents and carers need to know (subtitled)

    Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.

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    There’s a viral scare online. What should I do?

    Reports of online scares or challenges encouraging harmful or suicidal behaviours can be alarming and confusing. Here we look at how you can speak to your child about scares and challenges, and how to respond if they have seen one.

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    Using placement plans to keep children safe online

    If you're a foster carer or social worker make sure you consider online safety before, during and after any placement.

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    What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    Our daily lives have become more connected than ever before. Internet-enabled devices can be found everywhere, from smart speakers to Bluetooth toothbrushes. Find out more about how to support your family to be safer using the Internet of Things...

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    Band Runner: online safety game for 8-10 year olds

    Band Runner is a fun interactive game that helps 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from risks they might encounter online.

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    Online blackmail

    Offenders use the internet to lie about their identity in order to harm young people. Our article provides advice on talking to your child about online blackmail, and offers advice on how you can support them to identify risk online and access help if they need it.