The following link provides information about the most popular social media sites being used by children and how they interact with these sites.
Oovoo and Omegle are two sites that have been highlighted by schools recently, in terms of pupils 'chatting' to strangers. Information on both of these sites can be found here.
New Internet Safety Guide for Parents/Carers
ChildNet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
Parent Info.org offers Expert information to help children and young people stay safer online.
What’s the problem?
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has launched a new Internet safety guide designed to support parents of children who have got into trouble viewing or sharing sexually explicit material online.
More information can be found here.
You will find many useful links here:
Social Media Privacy Guides
Setting up parental controls on entertainment and search engines
Setting up parental controls on smart phones and other devices
Setting up parental controls on broadband and other mobile networks