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11 April 2019

When Amazon customers speak to Alexa, the company’s AI-powered voice assistant, they may be heard by more people than they expect, according to a report.

Amazon employees around the world regularly listen to recordings from the company’s smart speakers as part of the development process for new services

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11 March 2019

Swiggle.org.uk is built on Google SafeSearch technology and has a number of active features that encourage children to respond to and report inappropriate online content they find, rather than “Whoops! Let’s move on!” Children are encouraged to report content they think should not be accessible from your school network.

 

(Note; this is a safer search experience and not 100% safe. Children should be supervised, supported and encouraged to use the report tool when appropriate)

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29 January 2019

This report examines children’s media literacy. It provides detailed evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15, as well as about the media access and use of young children aged 3-4.

The report also includes findings relating to parents’ views about their children’s media use, and the ways that parents seek – or decide not – to monitor or limit use of different types of media.

Read the report.

 

 

Also, Here's the BBC's summary of findings which may be easier to read.

28 January 2019
28 January 2019

NSPCC's It's Not OK helps children and young people recognise concerning behaviour and identify characteristics of positive relationships. The lesson plans, films and accompanying activities cover what behaviour to look out for and how to respond to it.

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