Now in its fifth year running, Childnet is delighted to announce that our annual film competition is now open and we would like to invite all schools and youth organisations across the UK to enter our challenge. Positive and inspiring use of the internet remains at the heart of our Film Competition 2014 and we have two separate projects in place for primary and secondary aged children. This year the themes revisit the key messages from Safer Internet Day 2014. More
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Today Ask.fm launch their new Safety Centre, which contains advice and guidance for parents and users of the site.
Access the resource here.
The Kickstarter-funded Pocket Drone is a foldable, flying "multicopter" that its creators dubbed "the GoPro of drones." It's equipped with an action camera for capturing aerial photos and video and a rechargeable battery allowing for flights of up to 20 minutes. Plus, the device folds up to the size of a small tablet for portability. Read more.
What are the social implications of anybody being able to recor images almost anywhere, at anytime, the choose?
It seems like "password" is no longer the worst password to have. According to its annual 'Worst Passwords' list by data security firm SplashData, the top spot in 2013 belongs to "123456".
In previous years, "password" has always been the most common and worst password to have. This year, it moves to the second spot, with "12345678" taking third place. Read more
Drawing on its massive store of customer data, Amazon plans on shipping you items it thinks you'll like before you click the purchase button. Read more
It's an interesting, perhaps scary thought that the company that already knows so much about you will know when you're at home, where you are in your home.. and where you will probably next.. Read more here