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Our response to new safety features proposed by

19 August 2013

Earlier today, announced a series of measures they are proposing to make to improve user safety on their website. Find more here . Here is our response to this announcement:

"We are delighted by the changes proposed by Ask.FM today. Introducing additional moderation and safety...

Statement about Ask.FM's open letter

09 August 2013

The UK Safer Internet Centre welcomes the open letter posted by Ask.FM. Our thoughts and sympathies at this time are with Hannah Smith’s family and we will be supporting Leicestershire Police and other investigating agencies if needed.

We have been working with Ask.FM over recent months...

Comment on Prime Minister's speech on child internet safety

21 July 2013

This morning (22 July) the Prime Minister made a statement on government efforts to protect children online.

We welcome the Prime Minister making the clear distinction between the fight against online child sexual abuse content and efforts to prevent legal material being...

1 in 7 teens heard about Safer Internet Day 2013

21 July 2013

This Safer Internet Day over 300 organisations got involved in Safer Internet Day and helped to promote the slogan Connect with Respect. Results from an evaluation survey commissioned by the BBC demonstrate just how successful Safer Internet Day 2013 was.

The survey found...

Taking online safety to the masses

08 July 2013

The UK Safer Internet Centre recently completed phase 1 of a UK-wide tour delivering free e-safety briefings to educators and professionals working with children and young people. We visited England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and delivered 61 sessions to over 2,000 people. Here is the...