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Xbox Series X Parental Controls and Security Settings

13 January 2021

Microsoft incorporates a variety of parental controls and security settings to ensure that the whole family can feel safe when gaming on the Xbox. In this blog, we’ll be highlighting some of the features that are available when setting up your console.

Age ratings introduced to online UK music videos

20 August 2015

Government announces age rating initiative for online UK music videos.

Following a successful pilot programme in October, the BBFC is now working with video-sharing websites Vevo and YouTube to implement a grading system, much the same as classifications for movies that...

10 Tips for YouTube on its 10th Birthday!

18 February 2015

YouTube has turned 10 years old, and it’s still more popular than ever – ranking as the number 1 social network used weekly by 11-16s in our survey launched for Safer Internet Day last week.

To mark this important anniversary, we’ve put together 10 top tips to ensure you...

All I want for Christmas... is a Wii U?!

17 December 2014

If this sounds like Christmas in your household, you’ve come to the right place!

With technology at the top of many young people’s Christmas wishlists this year, we’ve launched new guides covering the latest devices to help parents stay up to date with the latest tech....

Filtering misconceptions

13 July 2014

Filtering - Addressing Misconceptions

Following the Prime Minister’s request that “family friendly filters are to be applied across public Wi-Fi networks” (Cameron, 2013), it’s great to see public Wi-Fi providers responding all in the name of keeping our younger users safer online. Also...

Hidlo - Cyfeirio at Gamsyniadau

13 July 2014

Yn dilyn dymuniad y Prif Weinidog bod "hidlyddion cyfeillgar i deuluoedd yn cael eu rhoi ar draws rhwydweithiau Wi-Fi cyhoeddus " (Cameron, 2013), mae'n dda gweld darparwyr Wi-Fi cyhoeddus yn ymateb er mwyn cadw ein defnyddwyr iau yn fwy diogel ar-lein. Hefyd, mae'n dda bod y darparwyr...

Internet Matters

13 May 2014

The UK’s four biggest internet service providers (ISPs) - Virgin Media, Sky, TalkTalk and BT - have combined forces to launch a campaign designed to promote awareness of internet safety.

Mother and daughter, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Janet Ellis launched the campaign this...

Buying technology this Christmas?

18 December 2013

Read our tips to help keep children safe.

This Christmas day, many children will be asking their parents for tablets, games consoles and smartphones. It has been a busy year for technology; with new consoles like the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, as well as cheaper-than-ever...