408, 2021

Understanding and Responding to Online Challenges

When a viral challenge is reported in the news or on social media, it can be difficult to establish the facts, risks and what you need to do to protect the young people in your care.    If you’re a parent

2907, 2021

What’s Up with WhatsApp

With nearly two billion users worldwide, WhatsApp remains one of the most popular social media messaging services after ten years of being on the scene. Though they’ve clearly found a formula for success WhatsApp continue to develop and expand

1407, 2021

Dealing With Cyberbullying

Bullying is not a normal part of childhood and should never happen in any form. Unfortunately, this is a common struggle for children and young people today, and advancing technology only increases the risk. The long-term impact of cyberbullying on a young person’s physical and

907, 2021

Alerts, KCSIE and Screen Time Resources

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.  Visit The Safeguarding Hub Our resources ensure you

607, 2021

Safeguarding ALERT – Monkey Web

Urgent Safeguarding Alert Why are you receiving this alert? Our online safety experts have been alerted to an extremely dangerous website and app called ‘Monkey’, which allows users to have video calls with strangers. The platform markets itself as

107, 2021

YouTube Shorts: Everything You Need to Know About YouTube’s Upcoming Release

Ever since TikTok surged into popularity, especially with children and young people, every other social media giant has attempted to answer the accessible, trendy format with new features on their existing platforms. Instagram introduced Reels, Snapchat created Spotlight, and now video hosting platform YouTube is entering the mix with Shorts. Here’s

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