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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

What people say about simfin

  • I have heard nothing but positive comments from staff at all the levels in the room, such as:

    • "the guy was fantastic"
    • "excellent presenter, excellent presentation"
    • "as a parent of teenagers, this was priceless free advice - brilliant"
    Work Based Training Provider 2011

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22 June 2022

Upskirting has been a custodial offence in UK since 2019.

 

The BBC found thousands of users openly sharing obscene material of women and girls taken in public without their consent. One man who posted videos of himself stalking schoolgirls in New York is now being investigated by police.

 

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14 June 2022

nstagram owner Meta is launching new parental controls across the platform in the UK on 14 June.

They include the option of setting daily time limits of between 15 minutes and 2 hours, after which a black screen appears on the app.

Parents can also schedule break times and see any accounts their child reports, and why they did so.

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12 June 2022

iNEQE's safety guide.

Telegram is one of the many messaging apps available that may be more familiar due to bad press instead of good reviews. This online safety article unpacks how this app works, the controversies that surround it, the safety concerns and risks it poses to children and young people and our top tips on staying safe.

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08 June 2022

The new interactive website encourages 4-7s to engage safely online by helping them to recognise worrying, upsetting or scary situations and reinforcing the key message that they should ‘Tell A Grown Up’ in these instances.

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06 June 2022

Internet Matters advice for parents and carers
Give children who identify as LGBTQ+ the tools they need to stay safe and make smarter choices online by using our expert guides. The guides provide advice on the main activities that children do online.

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