Social media

14 December 2020 Andy Robinson

SWGfL and Internet Matters Launch Inclusive Digital Safety Hub

Our partners SWGfL have launched the new Inclusive Digital Safety Hub with Internet Matters earlier this year. This new resource…

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.

23 September 2020 Andy Robinson

SWGfL Release new Netflix Parental Control Checklist

Our partners at SWGfL have added a brand new checklist to their resources. This time they’ve worked with Netflix to…

9 September 2020 Andy Robinson

Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.

RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their…

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…

22 July 2020 Angela Munoz Aroca

Safer Internet Centre takes over Secretariat of APPG on Social Media

Social media has enormous potential for good, but we must be “alive” to the potential dangers as more and more…

15 June 2020 Andy Robinson

UKSIC & Facebook Release a New Guide for Schools using Apps

UKSIC have been working directly with Facebook to produce a brand new guide for education professionals using Facebook apps.

18 May 2020 Becca Cawthorne

New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

Instagram have launched new features in their Latest update on the app. These features include ways for users to have…

13 May 2020 Andy Robinson

Report Harmful Content Releases Annual Report

Report Harmful Content has just released its annual report into the findings surrounding harmful content online.

30 March 2020 Becca Cawthorne

What is…Houseparty? A guide for parents and carers

Houseparty is an app that many young people are using to stay in touch with their peers and play games…

2 March 2020 Andy Robinson

SWGfL unveils new Roblox and TikTok checklists

This Safer Internet Day we launched our two most recent checklists for the popular online gaming platform Roblox, and the mobile video…

19 February 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Young people call on government to make the internet a place where all young people are #freetobe themselves

For Safer Internet Day 2020 we have worked with young people to develop a Young People’s Charter on how government can help make a more inclusive…