Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint
What is online shaming and what can you do to protect your child from it?
Separating online risk from things that could actually cause children harm: a parent’s guide
Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know
Help for parents on dealing with issues raised by the internet for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties
Critical thinking: a parent’s guide to fake news and helping your child question what they see or hear online
How does Ofcom, the communications regulator, tackle material online that may be inapprorpriate or upsetting for children?
Digital literacy and online resilience: a parent’s guide
What does it mean to be a digitally literate child in the internet age?
The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).
Popular thinking has it that children instinctively know how to navigate the digital universe, while their parents are clueless. What’s the truth?
Are children sharing too much online?
Top tips on staying up-to-date with what your child is doing online
Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words.
A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know
The risks and opportunities that children face when using live streaming social media apps including Live.me
The growth of social media has brought with it some strange modern phenomena. One of the more recent ones is the viral online challenge...
How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging
From Netflix to NowTV: how to keep your family safe when viewing TV and films online and on mobile devices
Parents sometimes end up paying unexpectedly large phone bills and don’t know why. The Phone-pay Services Authority explains what to look out for when giving your child a mobile device…
What parents need to know about Kik Messenger, with advice from CEOP
Advice for parents on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet – and perhaps other people you don’t want them to
But what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?
What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? CEOP offers advice for parents
A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online
The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.
Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice
Cybercrime: the NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive, rather than negative, way
Child-friendly terms and conditions on social media; a parent’s guide
Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it
Find out more about Parent Zone's online digital parenting course
Screen time: a common sense guide for parents
What is fake news and how can you help your child spot it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents
A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from CEOP’s Leah Buck
Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.
How to deal with roasting: the cyberbullying craze that can have a profound effect on its victims
Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe
The gen on some of the most popular games, plus how the Games Rating Authority works.
All you need to know about the global initiative that encourages safe internet use.
A number of schools have asked us about a Parent Info poster to put up around the school or send home to parents, telling them about the service.
Well, now we have one - and here it is!
Monitoring apps: the pros and cons of apps that let you to virtually follow your child
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.
How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide