Being Real on TikTok Now

2022-11-28T15:45:32+00:00

TikTok has released a new (but familiar!) feature within their app called 'TikTok Now'. Our online safety experts have taken a look to assess what TikTok Now is, the safeguarding concerns that come with it, and the comparisons it has to the popular photo sharing app BeReal.

Being Real on TikTok Now2022-11-28T15:45:32+00:00

Christmas Sharenting, Meta Updates and Safeguarding News

2022-11-25T16:58:04+00:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to another episode of your favourite – we hope! - online podcast…Safeguarding Soundbites! As always, we’ll be giving you a round-up of this week’s safeguarding news. Let's get into it. With ‘Christmas lights switch ons’ and Santa popping up at

Christmas Sharenting, Meta Updates and Safeguarding News2022-11-25T16:58:04+00:00

Wizz and HiPal Walkie Talkie: The Safeguarding Risks of Social Networking Apps

2022-11-28T15:48:25+00:00

Recently, friend-finding and social networking apps Wizz and HiPal Walkie Talkie have been topping the charts in their app store categories. Due to their appeal to young people, our experts investigated the apps for potential safeguarding risks, and compiled advice and tips on how to keep the children and young people

Wizz and HiPal Walkie Talkie: The Safeguarding Risks of Social Networking Apps2022-11-28T15:48:25+00:00

File sharing, anti-bullying week and safeguarding news

2022-11-18T15:33:15+00:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to another episode of the Safeguarding Soundbites podcast. This week we’re marking anti-bullying week in the UK, discussing file sharing apps Airdrop and Nearby Share, and finding out all the latest news in the digital safeguarding world. According to Ofcom,

File sharing, anti-bullying week and safeguarding news2022-11-18T15:33:15+00:00

Phone to Phone Filesharing in Schools: The Risks of Airdrop and Nearby Share

2022-11-28T15:54:07+00:00

What is Airdrop? Airdrop is a feature available on iPhones and Mac computers (iOS 7, iPadOS 13, OS X 10.10, or later required) It lets physically close Mac and iOS devices share files, photos, websites etc. There are no size limits on files. It uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to transmit

Phone to Phone Filesharing in Schools: The Risks of Airdrop and Nearby Share2022-11-28T15:54:07+00:00

Instagram’s age verification, a Twitch safeguarding alert and safeguarding news

2022-11-11T16:37:20+00:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome back to Safeguarding Soundbites! If you’re new around here, this is the small but mighty podcast that brings our listeners up to speed on the safeguarding news you need to help keep the children and young people in your life

Instagram’s age verification, a Twitch safeguarding alert and safeguarding news2022-11-11T16:37:20+00:00

Resources for Anti-Bullying Week 2022

2022-11-10T12:58:09+00:00

For Anti-Bullying Week 2022, we’ve put together a collection of all our bullying-related resources. Below you’ll find articles on bullying, including tough topics such as what to do when your child is the bully, plus practical resources that can be used in the classroom and at home. What is Anti-Bullying Week? Anti-Bullying Week 2022 takes

Resources for Anti-Bullying Week 20222022-11-10T12:58:09+00:00

Safeguarding Alert: Livestreaming of explicit sexual content on Twitch

2022-11-18T10:15:55+00:00

This Safeguarding Alert has been published to support parents, carers and safeguarding professionals in protecting children and young people in their care from exposure to explicit sexual content online. What should I do? If your child is a Twitch, Reddit or TikTok user remain calm. They

Safeguarding Alert: Livestreaming of explicit sexual content on Twitch2022-11-18T10:15:55+00:00

Prevent Duty Update 2022

2022-10-20T15:22:57+01:00

The Department for Education has updated its statutory guidance ‘Prevent duty: an introduction for those with safeguarding responsibilities’, and the corresponding self-assessment tool for schools. The Prevent duty guidance is aimed at those with safeguarding responsibilities in education settings within England. It outlines statutory duties regarding the prevention of extremist ideologies

Prevent Duty Update 20222022-10-20T15:22:57+01:00

Cyber Security Buzzwords, Webinars and More

2022-10-21T17:04:26+01:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to another episode of Safeguarding Soundbites, the podcast that catches you up with the week’s safeguarding news and need-to-knows. Do you know your phishing from your smishing? Or the difference between malvertising and malspam? If not, don’t worry! Those were

Cyber Security Buzzwords, Webinars and More2022-10-21T17:04:26+01:00
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