Young people


22 June 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online

Childline and the IWF launch new tool to help young people remove nude images that have been shared online

1 June 2021 UK SIC

Instagram Allows Users to ‘Hide’ Likes

Instagram has launched a new feature that will give users the option to ‘hide’ likes on other people’s posts as…

26 April 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day officially breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™

Thanks to everyone who made a pledge for Safer Internet Day we are pleased to announce we are now the current…

19 March 2021 Andy Robinson

TikTok Incorporates New Comment Features

TikTok has included two new features to help creators filter out comments as well as encouraging users to reconsider posting…

21 October 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Black inventors and pioneers who have influenced the way we use the internet and technology today

October is UK Black History Month. As part of Childnet’s recognition of Black History Month, we wanted to recognise some of the Black individuals…

9 October 2020 Andy Robinson

Looking out for friends online this World Mental Health Day

This World Mental Health Day (10th October 2020) we have created a list of what to do if you are…

23 September 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Delete or Deactivate – What to do with your old accounts (updated for 2020)

This blog gives site specific guidance about how to deactivate or delete your accounts, and what these options mean.

1 September 2020 Andy Robinson

Helping young people get back to school ready with BBC Own It

The Team at BBC Own It have created a range of content to help young people return to learning.In this…

27 August 2020 UK SIC

What is Triller?

Hear all about the latest app that has been downloaded over 120 million times! This article looks at why so…

30 July 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Watch online safety films created by young people

During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to…

3 July 2020 Maithreyi Rajeskumar

Winners announced in home learning Film Competition

During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to…

20 January 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day Top Tips and Advice Pages – New for 2020

The UK Safer Internet Centre has launched top tips and advice pages especially for Safer Internet Day 2020.