Ofcom has released a new Online Nation report to show data around how people in the UK use the internet. Find out what conclusions were drawn
6th June 2022
On Wednesday 25th May, the Home Secretary, Priti Patel visited the SWGfL office to find out more about our important work in supporting victims of online harms. Find out what was discussed in our article
1st June 2022
Barefoot have increased their range of enjoyable, free resources and activities based around computational thinking concepts and approaches for Early Years.
5th May 2022
The online safety bill is enforcing age verification technologies on Pornography Websites. In this article Ken Corish takes an in-depth look at this, age verification challenges, its history and the solutions that are making age verification processes, easier to enforce and manage.
22nd April 2022
SWGfL are delighted to introduce to you our latest topics page, Digital Wellbeing. Read our latest article to discover more!
20th April 2022
Take a look at the findings for Safer Internet Day 2022 and see what impact the day had towards keeping children and young people safe online.
5th April 2022
The Online Safety Bill has been introduced to parliament to put in place online safety laws. Discover what this means for protecting users online in our article.
17th March 2022
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