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  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings

    How content moderation can make online spaces safer for your child

    Adelin Cai and Clara Tsao, co-founders of the Trust and Safety Professional Association, explain how content moderation works and how the process is working to keep children safer online

  • Games, apps and tech

    Snapchat: a parent's guide

    Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app

  • Games, apps and tech

    A parent's guide to vlogging

    How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging

  • Games, apps and tech
    Health and wellbeing

    10 ways to use the internet positively

    There is often negativity surrounding how young people use the internet and whether they know enough about the risks. Here’s our guide for talking to your child about how they can get the most out of their time online

  • Games, apps and tech

    What does it meme?

    Are you confused about memes, or unsure what a meme even is? You’re not the only one. Don’t worry: we’re here to help.

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings
    Relationships and sex

    Video chatting: a guide for parents and carers of secondary school-age children

    With school closed for most students, young people will almost certainly be using a video-chatting service to stay in touch with friends. Here’s how to help them get the most from it

  • 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

  • Games, apps and tech

    Nintendo Switch: a parent’s guide

    Since it burst onto the scene in 1983 with a roster of lovable characters and colourful games, Nintendo has become almost synonymous with family-friendly gaming. The company’s latest console – the Nintendo Switch – has taken the world by storm and is a hit with children and adults alike.

  • Games, apps and tech

    Connected toys: not just child’s play

    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

  • 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
    Safety and settings
    Health and wellbeing

    Six fun online activities to boost your child’s digital resilience

    While it's true that things can go wrong online, most children only have positive experiences. Here are some fun online activities your child can enjoy during lockdown which will also help boost their digital resilience

     

  • Games, apps and tech

    Snapchat FAQs

    Snapchat: what parents need to know

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