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
    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.

  • Advice
    Sharing pictures of your children

    Most parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family. But remember - pictures you share online could impact your child in the future. Learn how to protect your child whilst staying social.

  • 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.

  • Advice
    A short guide to live streaming

    Live streaming has become a popular feature of many apps and platforms. By understanding why it is popular and what potential risks your child may face, you can help your child have a more positive online experience.