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.
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.
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.
Child sexual exploitation is rare, but it does take place all over the UK. Knowing the warning signs and what to do will help you to act quickly if you believe that your child is at risk.
Harmful attitudes and ideas about sex and gender can support abusive sexual behaviour. It's important to challenge these ideas to help your child develop positively.
Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, provides some guidance and things to think about if you discover that your child has sexually harmed another.