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  • Games, apps and tech

    Apex Legends: a parent's guide

    Apex Legends is the latest gaming craze on-track to overtake Fortnite as the most popular ‘battle royale’ game. Although its concept and gameplay are similar to Fortnite, there are some key differences you may want to consider before letting your child play it. 

  • 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
    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

    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

    A parent's guide to vlogging

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

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings
    Health and wellbeing

    Five activities to help your child build their digital resilience

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

     

  • Games, apps and tech

    Talking to your child about being kind online

    The National Crime Agency’s CEOP command offers some scenarios to get the conversation started

  • Games, apps and tech

    Snapchat FAQs

    Snapchat: what parents need to know

  • Games, apps and tech

    Screen time and young children: finding a balance

    What parents with young children need to know about how to manage screen time. 

  • Games, apps and tech

    Instagram FAQs for parents

    Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?

  • 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

    Instagram: a parent’s guide

    Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

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