Recently we published our Livestreaming research which found that over 1 in 10 young people have ‘gone live’.
Livestreaming services only became widely available in the last year, but since their creation they have been used by a variety of people. Young people livestream to communicate with friends, vloggers and celebrities livestream to communicate with their fans, and some news channels use livestreaming as a way to report breaking news.
Following our research the experts from our Education Team have created a livestreaming hot topic which has advice for any young people wanting to watch livestreams or to ‘go live’ themselves.
This advice revolves around young people being proactive in keeping themselves safe whilst livestreaming.
Our Education and Training Manager Caroline has said.
Livestreaming is an exciting way for young people to stream their own videos live, and watch others livestream too. Something everyone who livestreams need to be mindful of, is to make sure they aren’t sharing personal information with viewers who are potential strangers online.
Read the full hot topic here
Find out more information about our livestreaming research on the Childnet Blog.
Read top tips from young people about how to use livestreaming services safely and responsibly.