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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
    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.

  • Advice
    What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    Over the past few years our homes have become even more connected. More families are buying internet-enabled devices such as smart speakers, toys that connect to the internet and even Bluetooth enabled toothbrushes. Within this article, we explain what is meant by the ‘Internet of Things’ and how to use these devices safely with your child.

  • Responding to issues
    Worried about your child and online porn?

    It’s no secret that pornography is readily available online. Should you be worried about your children accessing it?

  • Advice
    Nude selfies: a parents' guide

    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.

  • Responding to issues
    Reporting to social media sites

    The simplest way to have information about your child removed from a website or app, is to contact the site itself. Find out how to report to popular websites and apps.

  • Responding to issues
    Has your child used online dating services?

    Meeting and chatting to others online is normal for the majority of teenagers, but using online dating services may put them at risk.