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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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Childnet’s response to the Government's consultation on Age Appropriate Design

Posted on 26 September 2018

Recently, Childnet submitted a response to the Information Commissioner’s (ICO) call for evidence in its development of the Age Appropriate Design Code.

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Answering parents online safety questions

Posted on 08 August 2018

In this blog we look to answer some of the questions most frequently asked by parents.

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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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Hot topics – find out more information about the topics affecting young people

Posted on 02 August 2018

Our parents and carers section of our website is full of useful information about the key things impacting on the lives of young people online.

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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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What happens if I unfollow someone on Instagram?

Posted on 30 May 2018

In this blog we explore what happens if you unfollow someone on Instagram; and what you can do if you discover someone has unfollowed you.

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Staying safe online whilst livestreaming - advice for parents and carers

Posted on 15 May 2018

The release of the Internet Watch Foundation’s new online live-streaming research, titled Trends in Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Examining the Distribution of Captures of Live-streamed Child Sexual Abuse may have concerned some parents. 

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A parent’s guide to YouTube Restricted Mode

Posted on 09 May 2018

In this blog we explore the safety feature ‘Restricted Mode’ on YouTube; looking at how it works and some things to be aware of when using it.  

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