TikTok Updates Privacy and Security Settings For Young People
TikTok has introduced some new updates which look to automatically disable certain features for young people using the app to keep them safe online.
19th January 2021
Whisper Service Update – New Features Available
Last March we launched the new version of Whisper, our anonymous reporting tool. We are pleased to announce that we have just updated the service and are now offering it free to schools again for a 5 week period to support them during lockdown.
14th January 2021
Camera’s On or Off and Other Important Questions Answered by the POSH Helpline
Schools are having to adapt fast to remote learning once again. The POSH helpline answers some very important questions around how to manage your teaching duties throughout the current lockdown.
13th January 2021
#VoicesUnder30: Why should we be paying attention to young female activists?
Report Harmful Content have dedicated January to paying homage to 30 Voices under 30, who are shaping the future of the world. Why should we be paying attention to young female activists - find out more in this article.
12th January 2021
SWGfL Donate Reputation Alerts And Whisper To All Schools
In response to the January 2021 lockdown measures, we would like to offer our support to schools and the wider community by offering two of our products, Whisper and Reputation Alerts for free as a donation.
8th January 2021
Lockdown – What Help is Available?
With schools having to change their regular practice due to current lockdown restrictions, we have put together all our resources that can help throughout this time. Take a look and see what information you can use.
8th January 2021
Learn Professional Digital Skills with EdifyLearn
We have teamed up with industry leading edtech and online training organisations to create EdifyLearn - a whole new digital skills approach for school staff. Find out how Edifylearn can help in this latest article.
4th January 2021
SWGfL Christmas Services Update
From all of us at SWGfL we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please find out our opening hours over the holiday including the helpline services and general enquiries.
21st December 2020
UK Safer Internet Centre Release Two Year Public Report
The UKSIC has compiled a report that outlines our key achievements over the past two years including the impact of Safer Internet Day, the support of the hotlines and helplines, along with the resources created by the three partners.
17th December 2020
UK Government Announce New Rules to Online Harms Bill
The UK Government have announced that there will be new rules introduced with how online tech firms are held accountable towards certain online content. Social media platforms and other firms will now have a duty of care to protect children from online harms
15th December 2020
SWGfL Pilot A New Digital Wellbeing Tool
As part of our work for the UK Safer Internet Centre, we have released a pilot version of the new digital wellbeing resource. Find out how essential this new resource is in our latest article.
14th December 2020
Xbox Series X Parental Controls and Security Settings
Find out about what you can setup on the new Xbox Series X, including parental controls and privacy features for the new generation of gaming.
9th December 2020
New Educational Resources Launched For Safer Internet Day
To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries, and wider run fun and engaging activities for Safer Internet Day, UKSIC have created a range of resources for those working with children and young people.
7th December 2020
Playstation 5 Parental Controls and Security Settings
Playstation incorporates a variety of settings to ensure your console is safe and kept in control from the moment you hit start. Find out about how to implement parental controls for the new generation of gaming.
2nd December 2020
SWGfL Release Online Safety Advent Calendar For Christmas
In the run up to Christmas, we will be running our very own online safety advent calendar on social media. Find out what's in store and get following on our platforms!
27th November 2020
UK Safer Internet Centre Helpline Annual Report - Practitioner Highlights
With the launch of the UKSIC Helpline annual report, Carmel Glassbrook has broken down the key findings and highlights in this latest article.
26th November 2020