Young people online

Young people live their lives online and you may have already put in place boundaries to keep them safe. With top tips and advice, you can develop your online parenting skills.

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  • Advice
    Younger children sharing pictures or videos online

    If you are worried about a photo or video your child has shared online, there is plenty you can do to reduce the risks and make sure they stay safe.

  • Advice
    Worried your child has shared too much online?

    If your child has shared too much information online, don't panic. There are things you can do and organisations who can help safeguard and support your child.

  • Advice
    Keeping your under 5 safe online

    Whether it’s watching videos, playing games on their devices or talking to Alexa – today’s under 5s are spending more time online. In this article we look at the benefits of children accessing the internet, and share advice about how to make sure your child has a safe experience online.

  • Advice
    I’m worried my child might see something inappropriate online

    There's no watershed, 'top shelf' or ID required online but that doesn't mean you can't protect your child from adult content. Find out how to help them navigate the web safely.

  • Responding to issues
    Online grooming: how does it work?

    Some people try to use social media, live streaming platforms and apps to groom children and young people. It's important you understand how this works so you can protect them.

  • Responding to issues
    Online sexual abuse: webcam and images

    An increasing number of children are being sexually abused over webcam or live streaming platforms. This can be just as harmful as 'contact' sexual abuse. Ensure your children know they can get help at any time and find out what you can do to support them.