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.

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Instagram Allows Users to ‘Hide’ Likes

01 June 2021

Instagram has launched a new feature that will give users the option to ‘hide’ likes on other people’s posts as well as their own. This has been launched to try and address some of the wellbeing concerns around social media, and aims to give users more freedom around how they manage their profiles.

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TikTok Incorporates New Comment Features

19 March 2021

TikTok has included two new features to help creators filter out comments as well as encouraging users to reconsider posting hurtful material. Find out how these new features work in this latest article

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PlayStation 5 – Parental Controls and Security Settings

11 March 2021

This blog looks at some of the features that are available for PlayStation 5 including parental controls and certain restrictions you can incorporate to keep young children safe when gaming.

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Snapchat’s New Safety Resources Launch in The UK

19 February 2021

In the run up to Safer Internet Day, Snapchat launched new resources looking at safety within the app. Find out about these two new resources in this blog.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New videos to use at home with 6-9 year olds looking at online safety

22 April 2020

We are pleased to introduce our newest, free, video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.

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Keeping your account secure on Instagram

04 September 2017

Following reports that a large number of Instagram accounts have been hacked, we look at some ways that you can help keep your Instagram account secure.