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02 June 2017

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, which is behind the campaign, said it’s seen an 89% increase in so-called “sextortion” cases among teenage boys over the last two years.

 

 

22 May 2017

It’s 10 years since Charlie bit his brother Harry’s finger, catapulting them to YouTube fame.

Understandably, they have changed quite a lot since they found notoriety in one of the earliest internet viral videos.

So where are they now?

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04 August 2016

Here’s what to watch out for in Pokémon GO:

1. Age Rating - PEGI, ESRB, Google Play, App Store
2. Unexpected Costs - In-App Purchases, Data Usage
3. Stranger Danger - Lures, Location and Awareness
4. Physical Dangers - Traffic, Obstacles and Navigating
5. Personal Data Dangers - Shared Location, Name, Data
6. Lost Children - Maps, Routes, Location

 

 

04 July 2016

Today is Day 1 of a Thinkyouknow Parents and Carers three month campaign, and we are excited to introduce our first new resource entitled “The world changes. Children don’t”.

This short film that tells the age-old story of Romeo and Juliet... with a modern twist. It shows how the lives of these young lovers might play out online today, including the Lark ‘tweeting’ and Romeo ‘friending’ Juliet.

29 February 2016
For creators, reshooting a scene for the tiniest bloopers is one of the more annoying (and cost-consuming) aspects of filming. Today, YouTube wants to help fix that by letting you blur any part of the video before it makes it to the public Web.
 
The concept isn’t entirely new – in 2012, YouTube launched a face blurring tool to help anonymize people in videos. With today’s update, users can blur out any section of the video – be it unwanted license plates, visible phone numbers, wardrobe malfunctions, disturbing imagery, or the like.