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9 July 2021 Andy Robinson

Report Harmful Content – Why Is This Service So Important?

We spoke with Kathryn Tremlett, Manager of Report Harmful Content (RHC), to discuss the importance of RHC and the impact…

28 June 2021 Andy Robinson

Celebrating Online this Pride Month

With activities going online to commemorate Pride month, Childnet is celebrating ways the internet can be used to celebrate and find…

23 June 2021 Andy Robinson

225% Increase in ‘Hate Speech’ Reported to Report Harmful Content – Annual Report 2021

Today (23/6/2021) Report Harmful Content (RHC) launched their annual report for 2021 ‘Through These Walls’, which analyses data between January 2020…

18 June 2021 Andy Robinson

Looking at the Impact and Effects of Social Media Fame

In this blog we’ll look at the impact social media fame can bring to individuals across all ages and consider…

10 June 2021 Andy Robinson

Ofsted Review – Sexual Harassment and Safeguarding Concerns in Schools

Ofsted has published a review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges in light of the recent Everyone’s Invited campaign…

3 June 2021 Andy Robinson

Looking at Safer Internet Day 2021– Four Months On

Several months on from Safer Internet Day, David Wright (UKSIC Director at SWGfL) takes a look back at the record…

1 June 2021 Andy Robinson

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 May 2021 Andy Robinson

UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice Annual Report 2021 Released

The annual UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice report looking at trends around online safety over the last year…

21 May 2021 Andy Robinson

2021 Appropriate Filtering and Monitoring Definitions Published

The UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) has published its ‘appropriate’ filtering and monitoring definitions for 2021.  The definitions help both schools and…

20 May 2021 Andy Robinson

Pornography Age Restriction Concerns for Online Safety Bill

Since the Online Safety Bill was published, organisations and individuals have raised concerns over how pornography sites are going to…

12 May 2021 Andy Robinson

Queen pledges the UK will “lead the way” in internet safety

The UKSIC is calling on the Government to honour its commitments to making the UK a safer place to be…

6 May 2021 Andy Robinson

Threats to Share Intimate Images to Become a Crime

This blog looks at the Domestic Abuse Bill and what new laws have been brought in to protect victims. We…