Parents’ Guides to Social Media

You may not have heard of an app that your child is presently using for accessing social media; there are more than you think.

You may be surprised about the age rating of an app your child is accessing.

You may not be aware of the potential risks to your child.

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Please feel free to access these resources to support your child with online safety.


National Online Safety – Free App

On the national online safety app you’ll find:

  • Hundreds of online safety guides on the topics you need to know about – from screen addiction, fake news and trolling to hacking, social media influencers and sexting;
  • An online safety training course for parents – developed by our experts and delivered by online safety ambassador Myleene Klass;
  • A user-friendly interface with increased functionality – find exactly what you need, when you need it;
  • The option to get notifications to your phone as soon as new content becomes available – so you can stay up-to-date with the latest online crazes (and risks);
  • An in-app voting system so you can help determine the subjects you’d like us to cover in future;
  • The facility to personalise your content by favouriting key resources.

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