Image of TikTok Expand Family Pairing Feature with Educational Resources for Parents

TikTok Expand Family Pairing Feature with Educational Resources for Parents

20 September 2021

Internet Matters have worked with TikTok, as well as young people, to include new educational resources for parents in the app. Find out more in this blog.

Image of Three resources to help your family manage online safety

Three resources to help your family manage online safety

31 August 2021

This blog signposts to three helpful and practical resources parents and carers can use to support their children in staying safe and happy when spending time online.

Image of Discord Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers

Discord Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers

20 August 2021

This blog explores Discord, a chat app used by gamers and has been gaining more popularity recently.

Image of Instagram Makes New Under 16 Profiles Private by Default

Instagram Makes New Under 16 Profiles Private by Default

03 August 2021

Instagram have announced some new changes to how young people’s social media accounts can be managed. These features have been introduced to prevent unwanted followers and messages from strangers.

Image of Monitoring Apps – A Guide for Parents

Monitoring Apps – A Guide for Parents

27 July 2021

In this blog we look at what monitoring apps can offer to families, along with some considerations around using apps such as these.

Image of ProjectEVOLVE - Knowledge Map Feature has Launched

ProjectEVOLVE - Knowledge Map Feature has Launched

16 July 2021

UKSIC partners SWGfL are pleased to announce that the long anticipated Knowledge Map feature for ProjectEVOLVE has now officially launched for school years 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 10.

Image of Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings

Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings

09 April 2021

As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this blog looks at the privacy settings and parental controls available.

Image of What is… Zoom? A guide for parents and carers

What is… Zoom? A guide for parents and carers

27 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that ways of connecting online are more important than ever, with Zoom being an increasingly popular option for many young people.

Image of New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

18 May 2020

Instagram have launched new features in their Latest update on the app. These features include ways for users to have more control over comments on their posts, and a new feature within stories where users can ‘challenge’ each other. This blog takes a closer look at these new features.

Image of The Revised Childnet Film Competition 2020 – Home education during COVID-19

The Revised Childnet Film Competition 2020 – Home education during COVID-19

23 April 2020

As schools remain closed, we know that many families are looking for projects they can do that are fun, educational and that children can do independently. To help with this we have redesigned the Childnet Film Competition for 2020.