Live.me app review

Live.me is a social platform that allows users to connect with others and earn virtual goods which can be exchanged for prizes, rewards and cash. Users are able to go live and instantaneously share what they are doing to a select audience and with over 10 million...

Be the Change! Childnet’s Film Competition 2017

Yesterday we attended the Childnet’s Film Competition 2017 held at the prestigious British Film Institute in London. Each year hundreds of primary and secondary schools and youth organisations across the UK submit their internet safety films to the Childnet Film...

Virtual reality gaming – what parents need to know

With the growth of virtual reality devices aimed at children, games expert Andy Robertson shares advice on the growing phenomenon and what parents need to know about these new gadgets. Virtual Reality, usually referred to as VR, used to be the preserve of science...

Our Expert Panel – Introducing CC Olivia Pinkney

I am the National Police Chief Lead for the policing of Children and Young People.  One of the first actions that I took on taking on this role 3 years ago was to develop a National Child Centred Policing Strategy.  We have a National Action Plan and forces are...

Are you using family friendly Wifi?

The rise in young people using smartphones has led to a ‘safe WiFi’ symbol campaign Many of the concerns regarding YouTube are not dissimilar from those expressed towards other sites such as Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat. Content can often include strong language...