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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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Thrive Online: a project to support and empower young people with SEND in their online lives and relationships.

Posted on 22 March 2021

Childnet are happy to announce that we are in the early stages of a two-year project, supported by Google.org. Thrive Online is designed to support young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in managing and making the most of their online lives and relationships.

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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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New educational resources looking at reliability online launched for Safer Internet Day

Posted on 24 November 2020

To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries, and wider run fun and engaging activities for Safer Internet Day we have created a range of resources for those working with children and young people.

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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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New practical guide for organisations working with children and young people online

Posted on 24 July 2020

We have recently created a brand new resource for organisations working with children and young people online, this blog takes a closer look at this resource.

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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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Safer Internet Day 2020 Impact Report published

Posted on 05 June 2020

Our impact report looks at the reach of Safer Internet Day 2020 and the positive impact that it had on children, young people, parents, carers, and teachers.

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