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BBC journalists will educate young people about fake news

07 December 2017

The BBC is launching a new programme supporting secondary school pupils to identify real news and filter out fake or false information.

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New research into sexual harassment of young people on the internet

06 December 2017

Today Childnet, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, published the findings from their Europe-wide project deSHAME. These findings show that young people across the UK are being targeted by their peers with online sexual harassment across a range of digital platforms.

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YouTube unveils new measures to tackle abuse of platform

05 December 2017

Social Media giant YouTube has unveiled its plans to clamp down on abuse of its platform.

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Top tips for staying safe online at Christmas

04 December 2017

With a huge increase in sales of devices it's important to ensure that you and your children are safe when playing with new kit. To help, we've set out a few top tips to help keep your household safe online over the holidays.

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Almost 2 in 5 young people have seen fake news online

29 November 2017

Ofcom have released the findings from their 2017 Children's media use and attitudes report, which focuses on children’s behaviour online and the way in which they interact with fake news.

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