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303, 2021

YouTube Announces New Supervised Mode

YouTube has officially announced that it will be launching new parental control settings over the next few months. What do we know? YouTube announced that they will be launching a range of new settings designed for the parents of

203, 2021

Instagram Live Rooms

 This new feature is currently being rolled out, as it becomes available our online safety experts will provide updates on the new function.   What's Happening? Instagram is rolling out a new feature called ‘Live Rooms’, which

2602, 2021

Safeguarding Alerts and County Lines | SG in 60

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.  What is Coronavirus? An explainer for Children

2602, 2021

County Lines, Clean Skins and Cuckooing

The National Crime Agency reports that 88% of police forces in England and Wales have an established or emerging County Lines problem in their area. County lines is the term used by police to describe this activity. This article

2302, 2021

Your Roundup of Recent Safeguarding Alerts

Since the pandemic there has been an increase in the amount of time young people are spending online. Our team of online safeguarding experts have been busier than ever monitoring the emerging trends, risks and threats to children and young

1902, 2021

COVID-19: A Rise in Eating Disorders

Why has the ongoing pandemic caused a surge in eating disorders? Eating disorders commonly exist alongside other mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. The heightened anxiety and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic has likely exacerbated

1802, 2021

Safeguarding ALERT – Dangerous Chat Rooms

We first alerted our networks and the public last year, to dangerous activities happening on Omegle. Following recurring press reports, and concerns from parents and safeguarding professionals, we’re again pushing this alert to our networks. Last year schools across the

1702, 2021

Activity Tracking Apps – Steps to Protect Your Privacy

Many of us have been turning to activity tracking apps to monitor our home-based or local workouts with gyms closed. These apps can be easily downloaded onto a device and track activities such as running routes - and associated

1202, 2021

Safer Internet Day Special

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.  What is Coronavirus? An explainer for Children

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