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Clicking a Link? Stop and think!

2021-11-05T11:25:35+00:00

Instagram has recently changed its link sharing in Stories feature to allow all users access to add links. Previously, this ability to add links into Stories was limited to those with verified accounts or users with a certain number of followers. It was first introduced in August 2021 as the main link-sharing method, replacing the

Clicking a Link? Stop and think!2021-11-05T11:25:35+00:00

Online Safety Update: Don’t believe in Evil Santa this Christmas

2021-12-06T16:42:47+00:00

A viral post is circulating on social media about a child accidentally stumbling across a video called ‘Evil Santa’ on YouTube Kids. The video allegedly features Santa telling the child to harm themselves and others to get more presents. The post has been shared widely on social media, worrying parents, carers,

Online Safety Update: Don’t believe in Evil Santa this Christmas2021-12-06T16:42:47+00:00

Incels in the Classroom: The Worrying Rise of an Online Subculture

2021-10-29T15:47:26+01:00

Incel stands for involuntary celibate. The incel ideology can be complex, with many different subcultures, but it is generally a group of men who feel they are forced to be celibate due to women denying them sex that they feel is owed to them. Incel stands for involuntary celibate. The incel ideology

Incels in the Classroom: The Worrying Rise of an Online Subculture2021-10-29T15:47:26+01:00

Instagram: New Features Explained

2021-10-29T11:42:43+01:00

What’s New? Instagram have recently launched two new features ‘Desktop Uploads’ and ‘Collaborations’. Both features are now available on the latest version of the app and desktop site. The platform has also announced that they are currently testing two further video features. Our online safety experts have taken a look to see what these

Instagram: New Features Explained2021-10-29T11:42:43+01:00

WhatsApp, The Dark Web and Gaming Resources l Safeguarding in 60

2021-10-22T23:09:44+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

WhatsApp, The Dark Web and Gaming Resources l Safeguarding in 602021-10-22T23:09:44+01:00

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
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