Today, on National Internet Day, the UK Safer Internet Centre (UK SIC) has announced that children in danger of online harm and abuse have been given an “essential lifeline” as new funding of £5.1m from Nominet will help protect against online abuse, sexual exploitation, and bullying.
29th October 2021
It’s nearing the end of October, and all throughout the world, families, organisations and schools have been celebrating Black History Month. Find out how some schools have been celebrating in this latest article.
25th October 2021
The Revenge Porn Helpline and Report Harmful Content are developing a new out of hours support system for their clients. To make sure this is as user-focused as it can be, we need your help to test it out. Please take this survey and try out the new chatbot.
18th October 2021
Report Harmful Content has launched a reporting button for organisations and education settings to install on their website for free. This will direct their users to report legal but harmful material that they may have seen or been victim to online.
28th September 2021
There's only a few days left to sign up for our biggest online safety event. Find out who is speaking and what topics will be discussed as we breakdown the two hour session in this latest article. There's still time to reserve your place so make sure you book your tickets!
22nd September 2021
We have joined with SENSO to provide users with some helpful information for Suicide Prevention Day. Take a look at what options are available if you are concerned about harmful content online.
9th September 2021
Our helplines have launched a new resource focusing on ‘Good Online Sexual Health’ (or GOSH for short) for university students. Find out when this resource will be launched and what information will be available to help support students with their online sexual health.
24th August 2021
Discord is a popular online platform where users can communicate and socialise. Find out what security settings Discord offers as well as what considerations parents and carers need to be aware of if children and young people are using it.
13th August 2021
Today, the law commission has published new recommendations to address harm online through protecting victims of online abuse as well as aiming to protect freedom of expression. Find out what was put forward
21st July 2021
The Government has published a new strategy today to help protect women and girls against violence and harm offline and online. Find out what is included and hear from the Revenge Porn Helpline on what this means for protecting victims.
21st July 2021
Caroline Dinenage, Minister for Digital and Culture launched a new Online Media Literacy Strategy to help combat misinformation online. The strategy has been brought forward to support teachers, carers, youth workers and librarians in their skills to help children and young people in spotting misinformation online.
15th July 2021
The government has produced new guidance around protecting users online in response to smaller tech firms feeling less confident in incorporating online safety measures. Find out what was put forward and how this goes towards protecting children online.
30th June 2021
In this blog we’ll look at the impact social media fame can bring to individuals across all ages and consider what factors users should be aware of when wanting to find fame online.
25th June 2021
Today (Wednesday 23rd June 2021) Report Harmful Content launched their annual report for 2021 Through These Walls, analysing data between January 2020 -December 2020. Find out what was discovered and download the report here.
23rd June 2021
We spoke with the manager of Report Harmful Content Kathryn Tremlett, to discuss the importance of the service and the impact it has had since it first began. Read the full interview and find out all you need to know about the essential helpline.
21st June 2021
Today (June 10th 2021), Ofsted published a review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges in light of the recent Everyone’s Invited campaign which encouraged children and young people to report their own experiences with sexual harassment. In response, the Government ordered an urgent review of sexual abuse in schools.
10th June 2021