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Safer Internet Day 2020

If you remember one thing this #SaferInternetDay, let it be the number 13.

Remember the number 13 this Safer Internet Day

Turn back the clock and change their virtual age to their real age to help make the children and young people in your care safer online. 
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Videos

Learn about emerging and recurring threats through our popular videos.

Viral Challenge Alert: ‘Outlet Challenge’ – Here’s Susie to warn you about the ‘outlet challenge’ on TikTok, where TikTokers are sliding a coin into a partially plugged in charger!

Pasfhocail – Safer Schools (Irish Language) – Irish Language enthusiasts, check out our informative animation about the importance of passwords as Gaeilge. (English Subtitles included)

Gifting on TikTok – Parents and Carers do you understand how gifting can be used to coerce and exploit young people on TikTook? Here’s what you need to know.

⚠️ Safeguarding Alert ⚠️ – A dangerous App has come onto our radar, posing risks to children and young people – we’ve chosen not to reveal the App’s name to avoid driving traffic to the platform. 

Parents & Carers: Support a child to overcome bullying –Support a child in your care who is being bullied.

Supporting a child to overcome bullying at school – Teachers here’s what you need to know about tackling bullying at your school.

Printables & Resources

Safeguarding resources for you and the children and young people in your care of all ages.

Family Home Safe Pack

Establish flexible and structured boundaries for children regarding their use of electronic devices.

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Be a Cyber Hero

Help young people in your care become Cyberheroes against villainous online bullies.

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Should You Stream It?

Guide the young people in your care to become safer streamers with this traffic light system.

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Your Guide to Kik

This printable tells you everything you need to know about the dangerous platform Kik.

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Safety Cards

Your one-page guide on how to stay safe on the most popular platforms.

Safety Card: Tik Tok

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Safety Card: Snapchat

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Safety Card: Instagram

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Safety Card: YouTube

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Safety Card: WhatsApp

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Safety Card: Facebook

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Safety Card: Twitch

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Safety Card: Kik

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Safeguarding Insights

Should Paedophiles be ‘prescribed’ Child Sex Dolls?

Kill the e-safety policy: How to protect children online

Criminal Justice vs Safeguarding Outcomes

Looking at Technology in a Different Way

Safeguarding in 60

Memojis, Kik and updates to statutory guidance

Dark Modes, Sadfishing and more

Threads, Gaming Disorder and more

Fortnite Chapter 2, Boohoo and Samsung

Loot Boxes and Cosmetic Surgery

Facebook banning sexual emojis

Twitter plans to ban all political ads

Anti-Bullying week

Google Stadia and Facebook’s Whale

YouTube is Overhauling Children’s Content

Instagram aiming to create a safer environment for younger users

YouTube is tackling harassment and Snapchat has a new feature

2019 Digital Safeguarding in 60 Round-up

TikTok security flaws and Facebook political ads cause controversy

What effect is the overuse of technology having on children?

Code of Conduct outlined for Social Media giants

Dangerous new app, Ofcom’s new report and the International day of zero tolerance for FGM

#SaferInternetDay & #ViralChallenges