Only One Week Left Until Online Safety Day
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
Suicide Prevention Day 2021 - Preventing Harmful Content Online
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
Introducing ‘My_GOSH_UK’ – A Resource for University Students
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 Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers
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
Edtesa Promotes Free Webinar - How to Create A Positive Work Environment
Our subsidiary company Edtesa is putting on its first webinar which brings together our leading online safety experts to talk about the importance of building a positive work environment. Get your free tickets here.
5th August 2021
Law Commission Publishes Recommendations to Tackle Online Abuse
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
Revenge Porn Helpline Flagged for Additional Funding Under the New Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy
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
New Government Strategy Launched to Combat Misinformation Online
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
Government Launches New Online Safety Guidance for Tech Companies
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
Looking at the Impact and Effects of Social Media Fame
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
Report Harmful Content Release Annual Report 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
A Sit Down With Report Harmful Content
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
Ofsted Review – Sexual Harassment and Safeguarding Concerns in Schools
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
Report Harmful Content Quarterly Report 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
Checking Out to Check In - Balancing Online and Offline Life During a Global Pandemic
Kathryn Tremlett from Report Harmful Content talks about Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme of nature whilst discussing the importance of balancing online and offline activity.
13th May 2021
Have You Heard About Report Harmful Content?
We’re calling for your help to answer this questionnaire about the helpline platform Report Harmful Content and to share your experiences of harmful content online.
6th May 2021