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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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Schools, Fake Accounts and RIPAs - advice from the POSH Helpline

Posted on 24 May 2018

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline give advice for schools, in this blog they look at what to do about fake accounts on social media.

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One month left to enter the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 11 May 2018

The Childnet Film Competition is a great opportunity for young people to get creative and share online safety messages in video form. We have some great prizes up for grabs again this year which can be won for the entrant’s school or youth club.  

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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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GDPR is coming, but what does it mean to my school?

Posted on 08 May 2018

This blog looks at what GDPR means and what is needed in order to be compliant with this new law

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Age Restrictions on Social Media Services

Posted on 25 April 2018

This blog looks at what age restrictions are in place across the most popular social media services, why they exist and what our advice is for parents and young people.

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Meet the Childnet Film Competition Judges: Joanna van der Meer: BFI

Posted on 20 April 2018

This is Joanna’s 7th year of judging the Childnet Film Competition, find out more about her role at the BFI and thoughts on judging the Childnet Film Competition. 

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The impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health

Posted on 16 April 2018

The UK Safer Internet Centre has responded to The Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

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Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018

Posted on 11 April 2018

Educators can now access the updated version of our educational resource looking at issues around sexting.

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Safer Internet Day 2018 reaches 45% of young people in the UK

Posted on 10 April 2018

The Safer Internet Day 2018 Impact Report has been published by the UK Safer Internet Centre.

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