To support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online while they are off school, Thinkuknow have produced two helpsheets with advice and links to Thinkuknow resources they can use at home.
Useful resources for Parents and Carers
'One day, just after I had dropped my son off at school, I was sent a horrific video on WhatsApp. It made me question how images and videos of child sex abuse come to be made, and how they can be openly circulated on social media. And I wanted one answer above all - what happened to the boy in the video?'
TikTok Superstars Charli and Dixie D'Amelio open up about their experience of being bullied and share tips on how to make the internet a better place.
The Online Harms White Paper set out the intention to improve protections for users online through the introduction of a new duty of care on companies and an independent regulator responsible for overseeing this framework. The White Paper proposed that this regulation follow a proportionate and risk-based approach, and that the duty of care be designed to ensure that all companies have appropriate systems and processes in place to react to concerns over harmful content and improve the safety of their users - from effective complaint mechanisms to transparent decision-making over actions taken in response to reports of harm.
'I’m writing this to illustrate that the best phishing attacks will look very convincing. Often people are told to watch out for poor grammar and formatting to protect against phishing. This will work in some cases, but not in cases like the one I’m about to show. Sophisticated scammers use good English and pattern-match with legitimacy.'
A clear explanation of how and why we are tracked online.
Hint: It’s why every site asks you to accept cookies.