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360 Degree Safe - The Online Safety Review Tool Has Been Updated & Improved

22 April 2020

As part of their work for UKSIC, our partners SWGfL have updated the award-winning online safety review tool 360 Degree Safe.

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IWF launches a ground-breaking podcast series - Pixels from a Crime Scene

17 April 2020

Speaking in the first episode, Chief Constable Simon Bailey QPM, The National Police Chief’s Council lead on child protection, has warned that more young British men are viewing images and videos of children suffering sexual abuse online.

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Loot Box Warnings To Be Included in Video Games

15 April 2020

It has been announced that UK video game ratings will include a warning if a game features ‘Loot Boxes’ or any paid for items that are randomly generated within a game.​

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New parental controls launched on Netflix

09 April 2020

Netflix have launched an update to their parental controls. This blog looks at these new controls, and how parents and carers can use them with their family

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Video Conferencing for Children: Safeguarding and Privacy Overview

06 April 2020

Ever considered how your personal data is protected? How children's data is considered by the platforms? If there are minimum age requirements?

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SWGfL Donate Anonymous Reporting Tool Whisper to all Schools Across the Nation

03 April 2020

In light of the school closures due to COVID-19, our partners at the SWGfL are offering our support to schools across the nation by donating Whisper to all new schools whilst closures are in effect.

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A parents guide to Call of Duty: Warzone

02 April 2020

In this blog we are giving guidance to parents about Warzone, looking at what the game is and highlighting some of the things to be aware of.

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What is…Houseparty? A guide for parents and carers

30 March 2020

Houseparty is an app that many young people are using to stay in touch with their peers and play games during the school closures and lockdowns of COVID-19.

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IWF Warning During Coronavirus Outbreak

27 March 2020

The Internet Watch Foundation warns that, with schools being forced to shut, there is an increased risk of children being groomed and coerced online.

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Keeping children happy and safe online during COVID-19

25 March 2020

As UK schools close, or run at a limited capacity as a result of COVID-19, we know that parents and carers are having to manage their child’s use of technology and help them learn remotely. This can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help!