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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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Third of 3-4s now have their own media device

Posted on 16 December 2016

Ofcom research finds that 34% of 3-4 year olds own their own media device such as a tablet or games console.

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Latest E-Safety Research: In Summary

Posted on 25 April 2016

5 new Research Highlights published by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety

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More young people are turning to YouTube for true and accurate information – Ofcom report reveals

Posted on 20 November 2015

Ofcom’s latest report, Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, has revealed that the number of children believing everything they read on Google and social media sites has doubled.

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3 in 4 children aged 0-4 years use devices

Posted on 14 October 2015

Latest Research Highlight from the UKCCIS Evidence Group highlights new findings from CHILDWISE about the technology habits of 0-4 year olds. 

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ChildLine Review - Under Pressure

Posted on 06 March 2015

ChildLine’s latest report, Under Pressure, outlines the challenges and pressures young people are facing online.

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Children’s online risks: UK trends from 2010 to 2013

Posted on 03 July 2014

Research from LSE shows that exposure to cyberbullying and harmful user-generated content is on the rise, while exposure to sexual messages has decreased, and young people are less likely to talk to strangers online or use social networking sites underage.

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Blackmail, webcams and staying safe online

Posted on 20 September 2013

Research from CEOP highlights cases of blackmail and online sexual abuse.

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New Childnet guide about music, film, TV and the internet

Posted on 08 April 2013

Upstairs Downstairs actress, Keeley Hawes, launches online guide for parents in partnership with internet safety charity, Childnet International, as a new YouGov study reveals that over a third of parents are unable to spot illegal pirate sites.

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UKCCIS evidence group page launched on the UK Safer Internet Centre site

Posted on 09 January 2012

The Evidence Group of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) has launched its new webpage on UK Safer Internet Centre site, sharing the latest research in the field of child internet safety and championing evidence-based policy making.

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