Online Safety in the News 08/12/17

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

Schools can't tackle online safety alone
Parents can often feel overwhelmed by the digital world, accepting that their children possess better technical knowledge. But, if we want to keep our children safe online, they need to keep up-to-date with the latest technology'
Story from: TES

BBC launches Own It website to help under-12s navigate online risks
New site for nine to 12-year-olds is part of corporation’s £34m investment in children’s programming over three years.
Story from: The Guardian

Under-age social media use 'on the rise', says Ofcom
Half of children aged 11 and 12 have a social media profile, despite most platforms' minimum age being 13, a study from regulator Ofcom suggests.
Story from: BBC