Online Safety What are the issues?
The internet – on the whole is an inspiring and positive place.
The internet is an amazing resource which enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways, on a range of devices.
However, the internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be a challenge.
You may sometimes feel that your children have better technical skills than you do, however children and young people still need advice and protection when it comes to managing their lives online.
Issues that your child may encounter on the internet will vary depending on their age and online activities.
Musical.ly allows you to create, share and discover short videos. You can share videos with friends or with other Musical.ly users.
Roblox is a user-generated gaming platform where you can create your own games or play games that other users have made.
Instagram is a picture and video sharing app. Users can post content and use hashtags to share experiences, thoughts or memories with an online community.
Facebook is a social network which lets you create a page about yourself. Facebook Messenger allows you to instant message in group chats or one to one.
Snapchat is an app that lets you send a photo, short video or message to your contacts.
WhatsApp is an instant messaging app which lets you send messages, images and videos to friends in one to one and group chats.