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
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
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
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
Today, we have launched Edtesa! This online platform offers UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.
6th April 2021
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, Snapchat released brand new safety resources including Safety Snapshot and the Parent Guide. Read our latest article to find out more.
11th February 2021
Coming across harmful content or being the target of it, can trigger a stress response, clouding our minds and make it difficult to explain, and prove what has happened. For that reason, we’ve decided to provide Report Harmful Content's top 5 tips for reporting harmful content.
5th February 2021
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, the Report Harmful Content service outline how their platform operates and how they are helping to protect 13+ year olds online.
4th February 2021
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
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
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
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
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
The Home Office has joined forces with charities including the IWF, the Marie Collins Foundation, the NSPCC, Barnardo’s and The Children’s Society to launch a new campaign to protect victims of child abuse.
19th November 2020
Do you know the correct reporting routes to turn to if you have encountered any hate speech at University? This article shows you where to go for support.
5th October 2020
The law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. Read about what has been proposed and what this means for online safety.
15th September 2020