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Online Safety in the News 28/04/17

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

Children report feeling unprotected from inappropriate content on social media sites
Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, new research has found.
Story from: ITV News

Smartphone app 'tells parents when children are sexting'
Parents worried their children are swapping inappropriate pictures and selfies with friends or even strangers online are being offered a smartphone app to automatically spot suspect images.
Story from: The Telegraph

Read more: Online Safety in the News 28/04/17

Online Safety Update: Issue 16

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 16: July and Summer 2017' online now.

In this issue we look back at our last PACT Online Safety Day of the academic year, our Online Safety Parent Questionnaire and the new 'Snap Maps' location sharing feature in Snapchat.

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice.

Online Safety in the News 29/09/17

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

Children to get jargon busting leaflets to improve online protection
Children will be offered simplified, jargon free leaflets explaining their rights on social media in a bid to provide them with better protection.
Story from: Yahoo News

Tackling Fake News
Do Kids Have The Critical Literacy Skills They Need to Survive And Thrive In A Digital World?
Story from: Huffington Post

Read more: Online Safety in the News 29/09/17

Online Safety Update: Issue 17

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 17: October 2017' online now.

In this issue we look at the new UK data protection law and General Data Protection Regulation, our next Online Safety Day in November and a quick guide to using Twitter safely.

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice.

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