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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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    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.

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    Is your child ready for social media?

    Children love to socialise and as they get older, they will want to stay in touch with their friends online. In this article, we look at how you can help them make those first steps into social media a positive experience.

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    Nude selfies: a parents' guide - 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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    Online contact and staying safe

    Video streaming and chatting online can be really exciting, but do you know how to protect your child from adult content and contact? Find out how to help them stay safe from abuse.

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    The Dark Web explained

    The internet has changed in many ways since it first became publicly accessible. One of the most controversial developments is the growth of the so-called dark web. Understand what the dark web is, why people use it, and what to do if your child is using it.