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Phone safety and selfies: a parent's guide

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In this video, Parent Zone CEO Vicki Shotbolt talks about the hazards of online flirting with photos, and offers advice on how to talk to your child about selfies, sexting and smartphones.

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Online dating and teens

Sexting: advice for parents 

The advice published on Parent Info is provided by independent experts in their field and not necessarily the views of Parent Zone or NCA-CEOP.

Updated: May 2018

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