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From Stories to posts: How to spot advertising on Instagram

19 March 2019

From bloggers and ‘Instagram stars’ to celebrities, we share our top tips for being a critical thinker when it comes to advertising on Instagram.

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New Swiggle protects children as they take their first net steps

14 March 2019

After 18 months of development, the Online Safety experts at SWGfL are proud to announce the launch of the new child friendly search engine, Swiggle.org.uk.

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Children’s charity call on all to ‘Step Up, Speak Up’ to end sexual harassment online

14 March 2019

New educational resources, ‘Step Up, Speak Up!’, have been published today by children’s charity Childnet as part of a Europe-wide project to tackle online sexual harassment carried out by young people.

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Cyberbullying - practical advice for professionals working with young people

15 November 2018

Advice for professionals on tackling cyberbullying from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline

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Help shape research into sexting among young people

05 July 2017

We are asking schools and 11-18s to take part in our surveys to help us gain a better understanding of sexting among young people.

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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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NASUWT survey results

20 April 2017

Teaching union NASUWT has released the findings from its latest survey into social media abuse and misuse within schools. The survey looked at social media use within the last 12 months.

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Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: (Jan – March 2017)

12 April 2017

It’s been a busy start to the year on the Helpline. The first quarter of 2017 has seen a 42% rise in cases compared to the same period in 2016

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The Safer Internet Day Youth Events page is now live

10 April 2017

Our new Safer Internet Day Youth Events Page explores the highlights from the Safer Internet Day events in London, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.