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6 smart steps to SnapChat success

15 June 2016

What does SnapChat do?

SnapChat is a picture and video sharing app with an ephemeral nature. This means that the pictures/videos taken and shared are only viewable for up to 10 seconds before they disappear from the recipient's phone. SnapChat also provide fun filters to add to your...

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Internet Matters Digital Safety Awards

25 May 2016

On Tuesday 24 th May a few of our team took the trip up to London town to attend the Internet Matters first ever Digital Safety Awards evening. A quick jump, stomp and a couple of tube rides later we were all spruced up and ready for action. The event was hosted in Ernst and Young Offices in...

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Yik Yak...What’s the crack?!

15 May 2016

The experts from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline tell us more about the app Yik Yak.

Yik Yak is an app that allows users to post in a geographical area (usually a university campus) anonymously; the app is intended for university students and comes with an age restriction...

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5 steps to a safer ooVoo

10 May 2016

There’s been quite a bit of chat about the app ooVoo on the Professional Online Safety Helpline recently, particularly in relation to younger user’s safety. With that in mind, we thought the following information might be helpful.

Firstly a bit about the app: It’s a video...