Setting up a profile on a new site or game can seem like a daunting task. Profiles are needed for a variety of sites, from gaming websites and social networking sites to the sites children use for school work. There is plenty to consider, such as choosing the perfect profile picture, creating a memorable password and coming up with a username. All of this may seem even harder when trying to make a safe profile for your child.
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We are beginning to lose our way in terms of how we bring up our children,” says Sandra Leaton Gray, a former teacher and author of a controversial report which suggests that the pendulum may be swinging towards too much regulation and intervention in young people’s online activity.
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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?
Share Aware offers simple, step–by–step advice that will help you have the right conversations with your children about online safety.
Gaming devices provide a variety of interesting activities and ways for young people to engage with their friends and families.
However, it is important to be aware of what these devices can do and how you can talk with your child to help them to use this technology in safe and positive way.
All modern gaming devices offer parental controls to help you manage how your child uses their device, but these do need to be set up in order for them to be operational.