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Digital New Year’s resolutions for 2017

04 January 2017

New Year is a great time to set yourself new resolutions. Here are three digital resolutions that we think are key going in to 2017.

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Insafe network meeting and Safer Internet Forum in Luxembourg

02 December 2016

Louiza Jeffcoat, from the South West Grid for Learning, has written this blog about her experience of the Insafe network meeting and the Safer Internet Forum in Luxembourg.

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Research highlight: ISEC Project - role of police forces in dealing with online child sexual abuse

08 November 2016

The UKCCIS Evidence Group's latest Research Highlight provides a summary of the results of an online questionnaire study conducted by the ISEC Project to examine police perceptions, practice and training related to online child sexual abuse.

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It's snappening again

04 November 2016

It’s all change at Snapchat (Snap*) Headquarters with a brand shape up, new app features and even a new product altogether! Is this going to change your snapchatting experience?

First things first; Snapchat is now called Snap. The app we all know and love is still Snapchat but the...

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Forget Tinder, Hello Yellow

03 November 2016

A new dating app that has exactly the same look and feel as Tinder (swipe to the left, swipe to the right, make judgements with just a photo, etc.) except it is directly linked to Snapchat, so you can start sending snaps straight away. I became aware of Yellow after a school contacted our...

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Internet Matters Digital Safety Awards

25 May 2016

On Tuesday 24 th May a few of our team took the trip up to London town to attend the Internet Matters first ever Digital Safety Awards evening. A quick jump, stomp and a couple of tube rides later we were all spruced up and ready for action. The event was hosted in Ernst and Young Offices in...

Gaming – Advice for Professionals

12 June 2014

World Cup Fever is upon us and you’ve no doubt been fed the latest football gossip from the young people in your classroom, but have you ever considered the conversation they might be having with others ‘on the pitch’ in their FIFA gaming community? We’re hearing more and more that online games...

Instant Messaging Apps

16 May 2014

Over the last few months quite a few new messaging apps have been released giving young people different spaces to share secrets anonymously online (Whisper and Yik Yak to name a couple).

Just as a Sat Nav uses Global Positioning System (GPS) data to locate where you are in your car, these apps...