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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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Over 1 in 10 young people have ‘gone live’

21 August 2017

Our new youth research finds Facebook Live, Instagram Live and YouTube Live are the most popular livestreaming services among 8-17 year olds.

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Reporting concerns to Facebook

22 May 2017

Our advice for anyone concerned about how to report content on Facebook and where to go for other advice and support.

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Thriving or surviving - Technology's role in mental wellbeing

10 May 2017

This Mental Health Awareness Week , we look at how supportive online communities can empower young people to tackle mental illness and promote wellbeing.

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How to spot advertising on Instagram

05 May 2017

Following the news that celebrities in the USA have been warned over their sponsored content we look at how you can spot advertising and why critical thinking skills are important online.

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Net Aware update from the NSPCC

28 April 2017

The NSPCC have just launched a refreshed Net Aware site.

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New Instagram tool helps users to look out for their friends

27 October 2016

Instagram have released a new tool which allows users to report when they’re concerned by something a friend has posted on the site.

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Reporting impersonation on social media

18 October 2016

We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about reporting fake profiles on social media sites.

Rise in eating disorders among teens

04 June 2015

This week the BBC reported that the number of hospital admissions across the UK for teenagers with eating disorders has nearly doubled in the last three years, according to figures from the NHS.

They increased from 959 13 to 19-year-olds in 2010/11 to 1,815 in 2013/14....

Twitter’s new app Periscope

10 April 2015

Last month Twitter launched Periscope – a livestreaming app which lets you broadcast video live online.

The app lets you tune in to other people’s broadcasts, or you can broadcast your own live video. Throughout the broadcast people can post comments or share hearts....