'internet safety' blog posts:
31 Oct 2013
Internet use link to increase in self-harm
The internet is linked to an increased risk of suicide and self-harm among vulnerable adolescents, Oxford researchers have found.
21 Oct 2013
Survey raises concerns about online safety and cyber-bullying.
A new survey has further raised concerns about children and young people’s safety online. The poll carried out by Anti-Bullying Alliance found that 55% of children were resigned to the fact that cyber-bullying was normal practice and a part of everyday li
17 Oct 2013
ChildLine and IWF to tackle sexting
A partnership to ensure young people know where to go to get sexually explicit images removed from websites has been launched by ChildLine and the Internet Watch Foundation.
3 Oct 2013
Seven in 10 young people victims of cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is not a “passing phase” and is having a profound impact upon the lives of millions of people across the country, The Annual Cyberbullying Survey by anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label has found.
19 Sep 2013
Film on effects of internet launched tomorrow
A film exploring the effect of the internet on children is released tomorrow.
2 Jul 2013
Sex offenders use live streaming to abuse children
Sex offenders are increasingly using live streaming technology to sexually abuse children, according to a report by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.
31 May 2013
YoungMinds on Mark Bridger conviction: Protect Our Children
YoungMinds: Internet Service Providers must act now to restrict access to online pornography in order to protect our children.
14 May 2013
Record number of children protected from abusers
There has been an 85 per cent rise in the number of children protected from potential online sexual abusers and predators.
6 Feb 2013
Internet abuse is key child protection issue
NSPCC used Safter Internet Day yesterday to highlight the problems of internet abuse and cyber bullying.
5 Feb 2013
Today is Safer Internet Day
Tenth anniversary of Safer Internet Day urges young people to 'connect with respect'.