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PSNI Issue WhatsApp Scam Warning – What you need to Know

2021-10-15T15:22:09+01:00

Police in Northern Ireland have issued a warning following a surge of recent reports about a WhatsApp scam targeting victims across the region. This scam involves a scammer pretending to be a child or relative asking their loved ones for money via a WhatsApp message. Superintendent Gerard Pollock, Chair of the

PSNI Issue WhatsApp Scam Warning – What you need to Know2021-10-15T15:22:09+01:00

Safeguarding Update: Squid Game

2021-10-20T14:12:12+01:00

Due to the popularity of Netflix’s most recent viral show, Squid Game, our online safety experts have received several questions about it from concerned parents, carers, and teachers. We decided to release a Safeguarding Update that highlights the main risks and concerns our experts found when researching the show.    What is Squid Game? 

Safeguarding Update: Squid Game2021-10-20T14:12:12+01:00

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide

2021-10-07T12:01:36+01:00

For this year’s Dyslexia Awareness Week, our team put together a guide on this often-misunderstood learning difficulty. With this year’s awareness week theme being Invisible Dyslexia, we thought it was important to help bring some visibility to this issue. Here is a simple overview of what dyslexia is and how it can specifically impact

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide2021-10-07T12:01:36+01:00

Instagram, Scotlands LGBT+ Education Resources, Mental Health & Fortnite l Safeguarding in 60

2021-10-01T16:33:36+01:00

Join our Safeguarding Hub Newsletter Network Members of our network receive weekly updates on the trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. Pause, Think and Plan Guidance on how to talk to the children in your care about online risks. Watch video

Instagram, Scotlands LGBT+ Education Resources, Mental Health & Fortnite l Safeguarding in 602021-10-01T16:33:36+01:00

Fandom of Furries, Roblox and International Day of Sign Language l Safeguarding in 60

2021-09-24T17:11:10+01:00

Join our Safeguarding Hub Newsletter Network Members of our network receive weekly updates on the trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. Pause, Think and Plan Guidance on how to talk to the children in your care about online risks. Watch video

Fandom of Furries, Roblox and International Day of Sign Language l Safeguarding in 602021-09-24T17:11:10+01:00

Let’s Talk About Furries

2021-09-24T11:54:59+01:00

The internet is a constantly changing global forum that is filled with many different types of communities. These communities often allow people to express themselves in a way that frees them from what they consider to be societal “norms.” In recent years, with the explosive popularity of YouTubers and TikTokers, some members of these communities

Let’s Talk About Furries2021-09-24T11:54:59+01:00

Safeguarding ALERT: Gacha Heat

2021-10-06T10:40:06+01:00

Safeguarding Alert Our online safety experts have been alerted to the concept of ‘Gacha Heat’ videos using the characters and backgrounds from the popular roleplaying game Gacha Life. These videos contain characters and backgrounds made on Gacha Studio which is part of their suite of apps. The ‘Gacha Heat’ videos can seem ‘innocent’ but

Safeguarding ALERT: Gacha Heat2021-10-06T10:40:06+01:00

Understanding the Age Appropriate Design Code

2021-09-17T12:24:10+01:00

What is it? The Age Appropriate Design Code (sometimes referred to as The Children’s Code) is a new code of practice that sets out standards of age-appropriate design for “information society services” that are likely to be accessed by children. In other words, it’s new requirements for any companies that offer services online that are

Understanding the Age Appropriate Design Code2021-09-17T12:24:10+01:00

National Video Games Day, Safeguarding Alerts and Suicide Prevention Day

2021-09-10T17:12:52+01:00

Join our Safeguarding Hub Newsletter Network Members of our network receive weekly updates on the trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. Pause, Think and Plan Guidance on how to talk to the children in your care about online risks. Watch video

National Video Games Day, Safeguarding Alerts and Suicide Prevention Day2021-09-10T17:12:52+01:00

Safeguarding ALERT: Online Trend – Reaction Videos (Reaction to Extreme Explicit Content)

2021-09-10T16:15:22+01:00

This contains sensitive information and should not be shared with anyone below the age of 18 years old.  Safeguarding Alert Our online safety experts have been alerted to a potentially viral TikTok trend. The trend focuses on people recording “reaction videos” while searching for a term that brings them to a specific type of illegal, sexual online content.   From what our experts have discovered, the explicit material

Safeguarding ALERT: Online Trend – Reaction Videos (Reaction to Extreme Explicit Content)2021-09-10T16:15:22+01:00
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