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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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What is TikTok? Looking at the latest lip-syncing app

Posted on 02 November 2018

TikTok – which used to be called Musical.ly, is a social networking app that young people can use to generate and share their own short videos and lip sync to popular audio clips.

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Young people give their thoughts on Voice Assisted Technology

Posted on 09 October 2018

Our latest piece of research found that 70% of young people have used voice assisted technology in the last year.

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Privacy settings on Instagram - answering some FAQs

Posted on 03 August 2018

In this blog we are looking to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Instagram and the privacy settings that are available on the app.

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Why do some apps ask for my age?

Posted on 27 July 2018

Every day, our Education Team are in schools across the country talking to children, young people, teachers and parents about their experiences online and how to stay safe on the internet.

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Screen Time and Healthy Balance – New Hot Topic

Posted on 05 June 2018

The Childnet website now includes two new Hot Topics on the subject of Screen Time and Healthy Balance, these Hot Topics contain advice for Young People, and Teachers and Professionals.

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