Online Safety

3 July 2024 UK SIC

Snapchat includes new features to protect against sextortion

Snapchat has announced some new features aimed to support users against sextortion and other online harms.

1 July 2024 UK SIC

UK Safer Internet Centre manifesto calls for stronger protections from the Government

The UKSIC has put together a five-point plan that we urge the Government to act on in the protection of…

17 June 2024 UK SIC

UKSIC Director David Wright Awarded CBE

SWGfL CEO and UK Safer Internet Centre Director David Wright has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the…

11 June 2024 UK SIC

New cyber security data reveals the impact of attacks on schools

71% of secondary schools experienced a cyber breach or attack in the past year, in contrast to 52% of primary…

3 June 2024 UK SIC

My child is gaming with strangers – what should I do?

In this blog, Childnet Education Officer Georgia offers advice about gaming and chat within games.

31 May 2024 Beverley Thornton

What Is TikTok Shop? Staying Safe When Buying Online

Find out more about TikTok Shop, and how to stay safe when using it.

10 May 2024 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day 2024 reaches over half of young people in the UK – Impact report shows

Safer Internet Day 2024 reached more young people than ever before, with 53% of UK children aged 8-17 hearing about…

30 April 2024 UK SIC

IWF declares most extreme year on record at #BehindTheScreens Annual Report launch

The Internet Watch Foundation, found more child sexual abuse imagery in 2023 than any previous year.

29 March 2024 UK SIC

New feedback feature for UK Safer Internet Centre website

This new feature is there for users to rate our guidance and articles to see how much value the information…

29 March 2024 UK SIC

Reports to Report Harmful Content rise by 31% in 2023

Report Harmful Content has published its latest data from 2023, giving new insights into how the service supported people across…

26 March 2024 UK SIC

Professionals Online Safety Helpline Publishes Online Reputation Guidance

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has released new guidance to support schools with online reputation concerns.

26 March 2024 UK SIC

Join the Childnet Youth Advisory board to make a difference online

Want to know more about the Youth Advisory Board and what you have to do to get involved - just…