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Giving young people the platform to talk about pornography

Posted on 17 April 2019

New educational resources looking at pornography online launching soon

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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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Safer Internet Day 2019 reaches more children and young people than ever before!

Posted on 09 April 2019

With over 2,100 organisations across the UK coming together and planning activities to celebrate the day and thousands supporting the #SaferInternetDay social media campaign, this year Safer Internet Day was bigger than ever!

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Step Up, Speak Up! New resources to address peer based online sexual harassment with 13-17s

Posted on 26 March 2019

Childnet’s Education and Youth Engagement Manager Ellie Proffitt discusses how you can use Childnet’s latest resource to raise awareness of online sexual harassment amongst young people and help to increase reporting.

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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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New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers

Posted on 20 February 2019

The Childnet website has a new exciting addition for children aged 8-11 years old. This blog will look at how parents and carers can use the new information specifically developed for children aged 8-11 years old to support their family. New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers

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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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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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