Introducing ‘Snap Maps’ - the new location sharing feature in Snapchat

Posted on 22 June 2017

Today Snapchat introduced a new feature, the ‘Snap Map’. This location based map allows users to see where in the country their Snapchat contacts are, as well as seeing location based photos and videos.


Online safety and the Queen’s Speech

Posted on 22 June 2017

Digital Charter will ensure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online  


Announcing the winners of the Digiduck ‘Front Cover Redesign’ Competition

Posted on 21 June 2017

In May we ran a competition for children to redesign the front cover of our popular children’s book Digiduck’s Big Decision. We were really impressed with the entries and had over 40 ‘new’ front covers submitted!


2017 Childnet Film Competition finalists announced!

Posted on 20 June 2017

We are delighted to announce the six finalists of the Childnet Film Competition! The finalists come from around the UK and will find out where they have placed in their categories at the finalists event in BFI London on the 3rd of July.


Childnet Film Competition - What happens next?

Posted on 19 June 2017

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2017 Childnet Film Competition! The standard of entries this year has been very high and the judges now have the very difficult task of deciding on this year’s finalists!


Reporting within Snapchat stories

Posted on 13 June 2017

Snapchat has recently made it easier for users to report content. 

Reporting Snapchat Comments

Online etiquette or ‘netiquette’ – The dos and don’ts of online communication

Posted on 09 June 2017

The internet often plays a huge part in many young people’s daily activities; allowing them to communicate freely with others and share information with ease via messaging apps, social media and gaming networks.


Roblox - a guide for parents

Posted on 08 June 2017

Our Education Officer Tom looks at the popular gaming site Roblox and gives top tips for parents wanting to help young people stay safe whilst gaming on Roblox.


Top tips for entering the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 06 June 2017

With less than one week to go until entries for the Childnet Film Competition close we look at what you need to do to submit your entries.


Features of the latest Snapchat update

Posted on 02 June 2017

Recently Snapchat released an update which saw the inclusion of new features including limitless snaps and a video loop tool. This blog looks at these new features and gives advice for those who may be concerned.