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
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
Responding to Digital "Ghost" Stories
Over the last few years we have seen our fair share of ‘digital ghost stories’. There are lessons to be learnt each time and with hindsight we can see how these things have gained traction and how we may have even helped increase it’s virality, unintentionally.
16th 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
Monitoring Apps – A Guide for Parents and Carers
Managing a young person’s device can be tough, especially when so many children are likely to have their own smartphones, tablets etc, from a young age. In this blog we look at what monitoring apps can offer along with some considerations around using apps such as these.
9th July 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
The Dark Web – Responding to Incidents and Further Considerations
The purpose of this article is to share an introductory explanation about the dark web, helping to demystify it and also to put forward suggestions about responding if a young person is using the platform
14th 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
Revenge Porn Helpline Support Victims of Serial Online Sex Offender
One of the largest cases that the Revenge Porn Helpline has dealt with since the start of their operation has now hit headlines as a serial sex offender is facing years behind bars. Find out more in this latest blog.
8th June 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week – Advice from POSH Helpline
Carmel Glassbrook from the POSH helpline talks about the importance of looking after ourselves for Mental Health Awareness Week in this latest blog. Find out some things you can do to support your mental health.
10th May 2021
Professionals Online Safety Helpline - Quarterly Report
The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook (helpline practitioner) breaks down the key findings around professional’s online safety.
16th April 2021
Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings
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