Factsheets on the latest trends

HERE ARE SOME MORE FACTSHEETS ABOUT SPECIFIC ISSUES:

What parents and carers need to know about social bots.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Apple Guided Access.pdf - if children borrow your phone, you can restrict access to certain apps or features (such as an accidental delete!)

Many others can be found at this excellent site https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/wake-up-wednesday/:

What parents and carers need to know about the risks of their child using Tinder.pdf

What to do if gaming gets out of hand - helpful advice from internetmatters.org - particularly with the immanent release of FIFA 22

Supporting your child's well being online -  from Netaware (NSPCC and 02)

A parent and carers guide to location settings - from Netaware (NSPCC and 02)

A parent and carers guide to Twitch - from Childnet

How to set up parental controls for iphone apps.pdf

How to set up parental controls for android apps.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about social media scams.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Rocket League.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about OnlyFans.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Valorant.pdf

TikTok ‘blew up’ (to borrow its own terminology) in 2018 and quickly became one of the world’s most downloaded apps. There are now around 800 million TikTok users worldwide, almost half of them (41%) in the 16–24 age bracket. TikTok itself advises a minimum age of 13 to access the platform, but some children as young as 10 are known to use it.  With such a young user-base, TikTok has faced problems with internet predators attempting to contact children on the platform. As this week’s #WakeUpWednesday guide highlights, however, that is far from the only concern – with inappropriate videos, songs featuring explicit lyrics and in-app purchases all on the list of potential risks. What parents and caerers need to know about Tik Tok (2021).pdf

FiFa 2021: With the European Championship starting and the release of this new game, it's best to be prepared over the game's chat function and in-game FUT packs which act like loot boxes, can be expensive and encourage gambling:                                                                            What parents and carers need to know about Fifa 2021.pdf

It’s almost impossible to visit a football news site at the moment without being bombarded by eye-catching graphics detailing the latest odds and deals on offer at online bookmakers.  These adverts can make online betting seem normal – glamourous, even – to young people. Here's some advice on how to spot the signs of gambling addiction and guidance on how to respond if you do: What parents and carers need to know about sports betting.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Text Me.pdf

what parents and carers need to know about scam emails.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Roblox 2021

A guide to Limiting content on android and iphones

What parents and carers need to know about Snapchat (April 2021)

What parents and carers need to know about Counter Strike: Global Offensive (PEGI 18)

What parents and carers need to know about Chatroulette

What parents and carers need to know about Rec Room

What parents and carers need to know about the new features in Whats App.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Signal

What parents and carers need to know about Clubhouse

What parents and carers need to know about Avakin Life

10 tips to keep your child safe from cybercrime

What parents and carers need to know about WeChat.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Cyberpunk 2077

What parents and carers need to know about Call of Duty Black Ops - Cold War.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about X Box Series X or S

What parents and carers need to know about League of Legends

What parents and carers need to know about Tellonym

What you need to know about persuasive design - we go over this topic in Year 9 ICT lessons, but here is a handy guide for everyone.

What parents and carers need to know about Overwatch

What parents and carers need to know about live streaming

What parents and carers need to know about trolling and online abuse

What parents and carers need to know about Triller

What parents and carers need to know about XBox One

What parents and carers need to know about phishing

What parents and carers need to know about loot boxes and skin betting

What parents and carers need to know about Call of Duty: Warzone

What parents and carers need to know about sexting

What parents and carers need to know about Oculus Quest

Protecting your families personal data

What parents and carers need to know about PS4

What parents and carers need to know about Google Stadia

What parents and carers need to know about Netflix

What parents and carers need to know about Zoom

What parents and guardians need to know about HouseParty

What parents and guardians need to know about Minecraft

What parents and guardians need to know about Call of Duty

What parents and guardians need to know about FIFA 20

Snapchat - privacy and blocking guide (updated)

Tik Tok - privacy and blocking guide

What is Tik Tok?

Instagram - privacy and blocking guide

The Facts You Should Know about Sexting - a handout from Lincolnshire Police

Stay Safe on Facebook

Health Impacts of Screen Time - Fact Sheet for Parents

UK Chief Medical Officer's advice for parents and carers on Children and Young People's screen and social media use

Digital 5 a day

Go Bubble information sheet

Instagram - setting it to private

What is Fortnite?

What is Roblox?

What is Snap Chat?

Parent's information about Snap Chat

What is Snap Chat Map?

What is Pokemon Go?

What is Yellow?

What is Live Streaming?

What are honesty Apps, e.g. Sarahah and TBH

What is What's App - including how to block users from a What's App group or chat.

The Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board is a multi-agency board made up of representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Health Service, Probation Trust, Youth Offending Service, the Voluntary Sector and others. They have a dedicated You Tube channel with information on various topics about online safety and signposts onto other useful sources of information.

The link to the You Tube channel is below:

www.youtube.com/channel/UCxMnZ02Sl1AbtIhq-m3rrVQ

Report online concerns here:

Keeping your information safe

or by contacting the Lincolnshire Customer Service Centre on 01522 782111

A summary of the information on screen time use for parents and carers from the UK Chief Medical Officer

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