Online safety

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We have all heard of the term “digital footprints” but do we really understand what they mean? It is important that parents and carers do ...
safer internet day
bullying on whisper, secret, ask.fm, snapchat whatsapp
It seems that almost every week there is a new app or website that kids are using to IM (instant message) each other and it can be hard to keep up. It...
parents' guide to Facebook
Facebook is the world's largest social network with more than 400 million people chatting and sharing their lives. It's important for parents to under...
parents guide to Twitter
How does Twitter work? With over 500 million users, Twitter is the world's most popular micro-blogging service. Even if you don’t use Twitter y...
How to protect your Twitter account from hackers Twitter can be a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, and keep abreast of what’...

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