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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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    Teens and the sexual content on social media

    While social media offers opportunities for young people to stay connected, sexual content may impact on their understanding of sex and relationships.

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    Privacy settings: a guide for parents and carers

    Children love to socialise and share online. In this article we look at privacy settings and how they can help your child to manage the content they share and who they connect with.

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    Cyber security: a guide for parents and carers

    Your children are probably the go-to IT advisor in the family, but security may not be their top priority. We’ve teamed up with The National Cyber Security Centre to give you some advice about how you and your family can work together to make some small changes to the security of your online accounts and devices to better protect yourselves from online scams.

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    Are you worried about something that has happened online?

    The internet can be a great place to keep in touch with friends and make new ones. Some people online will be genuine and supportive, but others may use the internet to look for sex and target young people. Read advice on what you can do if you're worried about something that has happened online to your child.

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    Gaming: what parents and carers need to know

    Gaming is extremely popular with children and young people. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest games and how they work. Here we take a look at key safety concerns and how you can support happier, safer gaming for your child.

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    Safer online dating: how to support your child

    As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.