Monitoring apps: the pros and cons of apps that let you to virtually follow your child
Apps and social media
ooVoo is a group video chat service that has been the source of some controversy, with fears that children are giving away information to people they don't know. Like any popular online tool, used wisely it's great; used unwisely it can be a platform for problems. Here's everything you need to know about what ooVoo is, how to use it safely, and how to report anything worrying.
Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go, including concerns for parents and safety tips
People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely
Ask.fm is anonymous and has been known to lead to cyberbullying and taunting. Here is CEOP’s guide to Ask.fm in a series of FAQs for parents.
Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram
How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide
Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?
With the summer holidays just around the corner, we've gathered some of the most exciting apps we’ve found to get kids outdoors and enjoy what nature has to offer
YouNow is a live video and chat app that's popular with children and young people. What should parents and carers know about it?
Viral challenges continue to shape a lot of young people’s experiences online. fare harmless and just good fun, but some are more sinister and could pose risks. Here's what parents need to know
A parent’s guide to Yubo, formerly called Yellow, from Thinkuknow - the education programme of The National Crime Agency’s child protection command CEOP
Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app
Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps out there. Here's what parents need to know
Advice for parents on the rise of viral fight videos online
Musical.ly is an app for creating and sharing lip sync videos among friends. What do parents and carers need to know about it?
Kids can't get enough of the video sharing site. Read CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it
Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can parents do?
A parent's guide to the very modern phenomenon of social media sharenting