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We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Posted on 17 June 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has shone a light on the injustices, inequality and systemic racism that Black people face in the world and in the UK, as well as how we can all do more to combat it. As an organisation our mission is to make the internet a safe and great place for children to be. We seek to be inclusive in our work, and serve all children, including the disadvantaged in society. 

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Who should you tell? New video for use with 6-9 year olds.

Posted on 21 May 2020

We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks. This video focusses on who young people should tell if something worries them online.  

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Introducing the Childnet Film Competition Judges for 2020

Posted on 20 May 2020

Entries for the Childnet Film Competition close on Monday 22nd June, so with one month left to enter we look at some of the key things to know, including a sneak peek at this year’s judging panel!

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New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

Posted on 15 May 2020

Instagram have launched new features in their latest update on the app. These features include ways for users to have more control over comments on their posts, and a new feature within stories where users can ‘Challenge’ each other.

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Safer Internet Day 2020 Educational resources for 14-18-Year Olds

Posted on 13 December 2019

The resources for use with 14-18-year olds explores the theme of online identity and specifically how our identity is viewed online and used as a measure of our authenticity.

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Test out the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme for free!

Posted on 03 September 2019

The Digital Leaders team have developed a guest login feature to give interested schools and organisations an opportunity to experience a taster of the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme.

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From social media to gaming - what’s affecting your child online

Posted on 29 July 2019

As a parent or carer, trying to understand your child’s online life can sometimes feel daunting. That is why our team of educational experts have created these hot topics with advice on how to handle some of the biggest issues young people face online.

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What is cyberbullying and what can I do about it?

Posted on 31 May 2019

In this blog we give some really useful advice about the things you can do if someone is bullying you (or one of your friends) online.

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Young people give their experiences of online consent.

Posted on 15 April 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 centred around the theme of consent online, so we asked the Youth Advisory Board for their experiences of online consent, and why they thought education around this was important.

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From Stories to posts: How to spot advertising on Instagram

Posted on 19 March 2019

From bloggers and ‘Instagram stars’ to celebrities, there are a lot of people on Instagram sharing sponsored posts or product endorsements. In this blog we share our top tips for being a critical thinker when it comes to advertising on Instagram.

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