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Keeping your account secure on Instagram

Posted on 04 September 2017

Following reports that a large number of Instagram accounts have been hacked, we look at some ways that you can help keep your Instagram account secure.

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Livestreaming - New Hot Topic for young people

Posted on 30 August 2017

New Hot Topic for young people to help them to livestream safely


Livestreaming - top tips from young people

Posted on 23 August 2017

Our latest research into livestreaming habits among young people found that over 1 in 10 8-17 year olds have ‘gone live’. We asked a group of our Childnet Digital Leaders about their experiences of livestreaming and their top tips for other young people.

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Over 1 in 10 young people have ‘gone live’

Posted on 21 August 2017

Our new youth research finds Facebook Live, Instagram Live and YouTube Live are the most popular livestreaming services among 8-17 year olds.

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What is it like being a Childnet Digital Leader?

Posted on 18 August 2017

We hear from three Childnet Digital Leaders as they look back at their time as part of the programme, giving an insight into what it means to be a Digital Leader.


Guardian Saints announce winner of their Safer Internet Day Competition

Posted on 16 August 2017

Skye, one of Family Fostercare West Midlands’ foster children, won the competition by creating the idea for an app to support children who are coming in to care.


Childnet Digital Leaders share their achievements

Posted on 10 August 2017

Digital Leaders from St Joan of Arch RC Primary School tell us their achievements and how they have inspired others in their school

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Childnet Digital Leaders give top tips for staying safe online

Posted on 18 July 2017

The Childnet Digital Leaders from Goffs School and St. Joan of Arc Primary school give their tops tips for young people to help them stay safe online this summer!

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The 2017 Childnet Film Competition is today!

Posted on 03 July 2017

Today is the Childnet Film Competition finalists' event! This is where we will be celebrating the amazing work of the competition finalists and announcing who will take 1st, 2nd and 3rd place home in each category!


How to follow the Film Competition finalists' event

Posted on 30 June 2017

Childnet’s 8th annual Film Competition will be held on Monday 3rd July. This year the theme of the competition is ‘be the change’, inviting young people to use films to encourage their peers to make a positive change online.