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Keeping your account secure on Instagram

04 September 2017

Following reports that a large number of Instagram accounts have been hacked, we look at some ways that you can help keep your Instagram account secure.

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Livestreaming - New Hot Topic for young people

31 August 2017

Top tips for young people wanting to watch livestreams or ‘go live’ themselves.

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Livestreaming - top tips from young people

23 August 2017

Our latest research into livestreaming habits among young people found that over 1 in 10 8-17 year olds have ‘gone live’. We asked a group of our Childnet Digital Leaders about their experiences of livestreaming and their top tips for other young people.

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Online hate 'as serious as face-to-face'

21 August 2017

Today the Crown Prosecution Service pledges to treat online hate crimes as seriously as those committed face to face.

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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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