Mental Health Awareness Week 2022


Loneliness is something most of us feel at some point in our lives. According to the UK government, the older a person gets, the more likely they are to feel lonely ‘often or always’ – starting from childhood. This growing feeling of loneliness is something only added to by our

Mental Health Awareness Week 20222022-05-11T11:19:26+01:00

Random Acts of Online Kindness


For this year’s Random Acts of Kindness Day, we want to share some of our resources that can help take kindness beyond just today and into the everyday. We believe that by educating and empowering children and young people to be kinder online and offline, we can help create a

Random Acts of Online Kindness2022-02-16T14:42:42+00:00

Young People & Dating Apps: Trends and Risks


Bumble, Hinge, Badoo, Tinder. This may sound like a list of nonsensical words with no connection, but that is exactly what they all have in common – they are all about connection. These are just a few of today’s most popular dating apps. While many of these

Young People & Dating Apps: Trends and Risks2022-02-21T14:13:01+00:00

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022


This week marks Children’s Mental Health Week across the UK. After nearly two full years of a pandemic, the newest research indicates it has taken a heavy toll on children’s mental health. Between the social impacts, education and home life adjustments, and the stress and uncertainties

Children’s Mental Health Week 20222022-02-11T11:13:04+00:00

What is Locket?


After gaining fame through popular social media app TikTok, this iOS widget has been shooting up the App Store charts – but what is Locket and how does the Locket widget work? What is Locket? You may not have heard of

What is Locket?2022-02-03T15:48:44+00:00

Online Safety Trends, Risks, and Threats for 2022


Every new year sees new trends, risks, and threats to online safety emerge, especially for children and young people. This can seem overwhelming (and sometimes even frightening) if you feel like you’ve just got your head around the last new ‘thing’.  To help you stay ahead of

Online Safety Trends, Risks, and Threats for 20222022-01-31T11:04:05+00:00

Data Protection Day


Data Protection Day, also known as Data Privacy Day, is celebrated every year on January 28th. It’s a day to stop, assess, and reflect on how we share and protect our data and personal information, as well as consider how our data is being collected, stored, and

Data Protection Day2022-02-02T11:25:07+00:00

Safeguarding Alert – Slender Man


We’ve received recent reports of children as young as six discussing an online horror character called ‘Slender Man’. Our online safety experts have taken a deeper look at Slender Man to address any risks or red flags, as well as our top tips for parents, carers, and

Safeguarding Alert – Slender Man2022-02-02T11:27:18+00:00

What You Need to Know About…Replika


After two years of lockdowns and isolation, young people are feeling more isolated than ever before. As many continue to use the online world to seek support, we’re now seeing the mainstreaming of AI friends and support bots.   Keep reading to find out all about the newest chatbot on our radar, Replika. 

What You Need to Know About…Replika2022-01-20T17:07:52+00:00

Roblox: A Parents Guide to Protecting Children from Harmful Content


Header Image ©& TM 2022 Roblox Corporation. All Rights Reserved We have recently received multiple reports from parents and school staff about harmful content on gaming platform Roblox. To help you understand how to keep children and young people safe, we’ve created this important Roblox Parents Guide.  The latest reports we’ve received have outlined worrying accounts of younger children

Roblox: A Parents Guide to Protecting Children from Harmful Content2022-01-20T13:09:59+00:00
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