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Supporting young people with digital wellbeing this summer

Posted on 17 August 2021

This blog gives parents and carers practical tips and advice for supporting young people to stay happy and safe online this summer.

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Delete or Deactivate – What to do with your old accounts

Posted on 05 August 2021

This blog gives site specific guidance about how to deactivate or delete your accounts, and what these options mean.

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Help – someone else has posted a photo of my child on social media

Posted on 04 August 2021

This blog looks at ways you can start a conversation with those who have posted a picture of your child, as well as further steps you can take to report the picture.

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Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings

Posted on 14 April 2021

Disney+ has broadened their content to include more adult themed media under the banner of Disney+ Star. This new feature includes more films, TV series and documentaries aimed at more mature audiences. To work alongside these new titles the platform has enabled some privacy features which parents and carers can use to restrict certain content for younger members of the family.

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What is Omegle? Key things parents and carers need to know

Posted on 23 February 2021

Recently we have noticed a lot of conversations about the website ‘Omegle’, and we know parents and carers may have also heard about Omegle in the news recently. 

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Childnet’s five festive tips for giving technology gifts this Christmas

Posted on 15 December 2020

To help your preparations, we have come up with five festive tips for parents and carers when giving technology gifts this Christmas…

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Watch online safety films created by young people

Posted on 30 July 2020

During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to stay safe online and make the most of the internet. In this blog, we take a closer look at these films and the young people who created them.

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Find out more about the Childnet Film Competition judges

Posted on 18 June 2020

There’s not long left to enter the Childnet Film Competition, and whilst we know you are working hard on your films why not find out more about our judges and what they are looking for in a winning film!

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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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Less than two weeks left to enter the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 10 June 2020

With entries for the Childnet Film Competition closing on the 22nd June we take a closer look at what you have to do to enter.

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