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11 February 2019

How do young people understand and practice consent online? This report reveals just how integral sharing and viewing online content is to young people’s lives, and how vital it is that we all understand the needs that young people have in navigating how to ask, give and receive permission online.

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01 February 2019

TikTok users get 15 seconds to record a video, or can string together multiple clips to make stories of up to 60 seconds.

It’s billed as a lip syncing platform, but the descriptor isn’t doing anyone any favors. It’s a mishmash of content, both good and bad, that does feature a lot of lip syncing.

 

 

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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
04 January 2019

To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries and wider run activities for Safer Internet Day, we have created Education Packs, with complementary SID TV films out now. These are tailored for 3-7s, 7-11s, 11-14s, 14-18s and parents and carers, along with some guidance for educators.

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