YouTube has updated their privacy features as a way to help better protect children and young people on their platform. These include defaulting settings to under 18s as well as including some wellbeing features.
13th September 2021
The Scottish government has released new national guidance for helping to protect children this month. The guidance is there to set guidelines for any professional who works with children and young people whilst setting out clear responsibilities and expectations when it comes to keeping them safe.
6th September 2021
The Information Commissioners Office has officially launched the Children’s Code to ensure that tech companies are doing everything they can to respect children’s data whilst working towards keeping them safe online. Find out what has been put forward in our latest article.
2nd September 2021
Free tickets are now available for one of our largest events of the year. Hear from some of the leading professionals in the field of online safety and start the new school year with the correct knowledge, tools and resources.
1st September 2021
With schools now on break, professionals, parents and carers can now promote various online safety resources, guidance and tools which are available to use at home. Take a look at what is available for the summer holidays.
3rd August 2021
Here, we look at the quarterly report from the Report Harmful Content helpline for the start of 2021 with the main trends seen over the reporting period. Find out some of the key statistics including number of reports and visits to the website.
18th May 2021
Speaking in Parliament today (Tuesday 11th May) the Queen has said the UK will lead the way in making sure the internet is a safe place for all.
11th May 2021
As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this article looks at the privacy settings and parental controls available.
8th April 2021
Spotify Kids is a featured app on Spotify that lets family members create child accounts that provide child-friendly songs as well as monitoring features. Find out what is available in this article.
26th February 2021
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
The TikTok family pairing feature allows parents to link their accounts to their children's. Find out what features are available.
23rd November 2020
This year, the Anti-Bullying Alliance are the official organisers for Anti-Bullying Week, taking place on Monday 16th - Friday 20th November. This year the theme is United Against Bullying. Find out more here:
13th November 2020
Get all the Barefoot resources that have been released in response to COVID-19 this year. This article looks at each release including Barefoot Bytes and Barefoot Online.
16th October 2020
Although schools continue to promote online safety as much as they can, there are still many things that parents and carers can offer at home in order to keep young people safe online during the summer holidays.
6th August 2020
Netflix has updated its parental controls with some new and improved features for the online service - Here's everything you need to know.
8th April 2020
Feeling bored? We have put together a list of fun and educational activities you can do straight from your home!
3rd April 2020