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09 November 2022

Technology can be a great and exciting gift for young people at Christmas. Games consoles, tablets, and mobile phones are often at the top of a child’s letter to Santa, Childnet has created some top tips for parents and carers, looking at what you can do before these gifts arrive under the tree on the 25th December.

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15 July 2021

The cis-normative stranglehold on video games has started to weaken with the inclusion of gay, bisexual, intersex and asexual characters in key roles in the medium's biggest franchises. Here's 10 games that are allowing players to experience the diversity of the world as it is.

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09 September 2019

There's a game out there for everyone. Some might prefer sporting games like FIFA and NBA. Others play adventure games such as Fortnite and Minecraft. Video games are arguably better than ever - because almost all of them allow you to play online with friends.

Chatting to other gamers can make it more fun too. It's likely that you'll chat to people that you've never met in real life. They might make you laugh, or give you great gaming tips. And it can feel like you know them well, especially if you voice chat with them through an app like Discord. But remember - it's easy for people to lie online, and some gamers might put pressure on you to do things you're not comfortable with.

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03 September 2018

The Play Like Share animations and Band Runner game are part of a package of resources created by the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command, designed to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe online.

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28 April 2018

Over the past few months, a rapidly increasing number of children are playing the game ‘Fortnite’, making its Battle Royale mode “the most played online game in the world.” As with all online gaming, there are a number of risks that need to be considered in order to ensure children and young people are effectively protected.

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