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  • Games, apps and tech

    Having a positive digital footprint

    Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

  • Health and wellbeing

    County lines – what is it and who is at risk?

    School closures have left vulnerable children who would ordinarily be supported in the day at greater risk of exploitation by criminal gangs. Here’s what you need to know to support your child

  • Safety and settings

    Staying safe on Minecraft

    Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

  • Safety and settings

    Understanding PEGI ratings

    PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

  • Safety and settings

    Setting filters on YouTube

    YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

  • Games, apps and tech

    Pokémon Go: a parent's guide

    Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go, including concerns for parents and safety tips

  • Parenting

    Online teen speak

    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. 

  • Games, apps and tech

    TikTok: what parents need to know

    Despite only launching in 2018, TikTok has enjoyed a dramatic rise to become one of the most popular social media apps on the planet. Here’s everything parents and carers need to know about it.

  • Games, apps and tech

    Roblox: a parents’ guide

    It's one of the world’s most popular video games, with more than 100 million monthly users – but is Roblox safe for your child? Here's the Parent Info guide to having a safe and enjoyable experience on it

  • Games, apps and tech

    WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

    Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it

  • Games, apps and tech

    Facebook Gaming: what parents should know

    Facebook Gaming has already been enormously successful on desktop, but is now ready for the next stage in its life with the launch of a dedicated mobile app. Here's everything you need to know.

  • Games, apps and tech

    The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about

    A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

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