Social Media

For general information on how to stay safe online see the poster here

Safer Internet Center offer advice on how to ensure that young people remain safe when online

Instagram Checklist to make sure that your Instagram account is safe, there is also a handy poster click here on how to stay safe on Instagram.

Snapchat Advice on how to ensure that snapchat is used safely. Plus there is a poster click here for how to stay safe on Snapchat.

Tik Tok parental advice on usage. Also click here for safer Tik Tok advice.

Facebook Information and advice on how to stay safe on Facebook, Click here for a poster on how to stay safe on Facebook.

Whats App advice and guidance, Also this link here has advice on how to be Whats App safe,

Sexting Advice from the South West Grid for Learning for parents and young people dealing with issues arrising from sexting. 

SafeTo Net  This is an app for parents to help you safeguard your children from online risks like cyberbullying and sexting, whilst respecting yourchild’s rights to privacy. 

Own It The BBC have a website and app called own it. The website has a lot of content for children to help them navigate their online lives, and the free smartphone app comes with a special keyboard which can intervene with help and support in the moments that children need it the most. It can be downloaded for free in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.


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There are some simplified versions of Young peoples rights on social media at the bottom of this page, produced by tes and the childrens commissioner