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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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    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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    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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    Supporting LGBTQ+ young people online

    The internet provides young people with lots of opportunities, but unfortunately they can also encounter risks. Learn more about how you can support lesbian, gay, bi, trans or queer young people online.

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    In-game chat

    We've teamed up with Ukie (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment) to give you advice about online games and chat. While playing games online is often great fun, it's important you understand why your children will chat online, what risks there are and what measures you can take to protect them while they’re playing their favourite games.

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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.