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UKCCIS Summit 2011 held at BT Centre on Tuesday 14 June

21 June 2011


The UKCCIS (UK Council for Child Internet Safety) Summit 2011 was held on 14 June 2011. Over 170 delegates, representing all sectors of UKCCIS membership attended for a thought-provoking reflection on UKCCIS progress so far and to refocus their thinking on how to advance...

Report on E-safety and Vulnerable Young People

20 June 2011

A new report commissioned by the Training and Development Agency looking at the training needs of vulnerable young people has just been produced by Stephen Carrick-Davies. The summary report is available at and films which...

SWGfL shortlisted in prestigious 2011 Nominet Internet Awards

20 June 2011

SWGfL’s innovative 360 degree safe has again been shortlisted in the annual Internet awards, competing for recognition in the UK and global Internet community.

17 th June 2011 – SWGfL, the educational charitable trust and creator of 360 degree safe, has been shortlisted in the Nominet...

Opt out of Facebook’s new facial recognition for photo tagging?

09 June 2011

On Tuesday Facebook introduced a facial recognition photo-tagging feature as a default setting.

Now, if one of your Facebook friends uploads a new photo of you, Facebook will “recognise” your face from photos you are already tagged in and suggest your name to your friend, who can then...

Professionals Online Safety Helpline to launch nationwide

08 June 2011

The UK Safer Internet Centre has now been successfully operating the Professionals Online Safety Helpline since launching on 16 th March 2011. A steady stream of contacts has been received since the launch, covering a number of issues such as cyber-bullying, technical issues, social networking...