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Simfin

online safety and digital citizenship specialist

Naace Impact Award Winner for Leadership

For his commitment to ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment for the education sector

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  • Absolutely fantastic training! Every teacher, parent, young person and everyone in contact with young people should have this training!

    LSCB delegate

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11 November 2021

Are you unknowingly letting child sexual abusers into your home?

Young people are being contacted in their own homes on online platforms and apps and asked for sexual pictures and videos, while their parents and carers believe they are safe.

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03 November 2021

A busker who says she was assaulted by a passer-by as she performed on TikTok describes her livestream as like having a "personal bodyguard".

Mia Kirkland, 17, received thousands of messages of support after she posted a video of a man approaching her in York city centre.

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05 October 2021

Are you worried that someone might be stalking you? The Suzy Lamplugh Trust understand that it can feel difficult seeking support and this tool is here to help you with the following:

  • The law in relation to stalking and harassment in the United Kingdom
  • Reporting stalking or harassment
  • Effective gathering of evidence
  • Improving your personal safety and that of your friends and family
  • Practical steps to reduce the risk
  • Accessing local services such as housing, emotional support etc.

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10 August 2021

The UK was "by far" the main origin of the "abhorrent racist abuse" on Twitter after England lost the Euro 2020 final, the social media platform has said.

Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho were abused after missing in the penalty shootout loss to Italy.

Twitter removed 1,622 tweets in the next 24 hours but identify verification "would have been unlikely to prevent the abuse",

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01 July 2021

More than 200 high-profile women have signed an open letter asking for concrete action to tackle abuse on social media platforms.

The letter - signed by women including former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard, ex-US tennis player Billie Jean King and British actresses Thandiwe Newton and Emma Watson - has been published at the UN Generation Equality Forum.

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