#Wake Up Wednesday – Apple Guide
This weeks Wake Up Wednesday is a free online safety guide on Apple Guided Access. iPhones and iPads don’t offer separate user accounts. So when you hand your Apple device to a child to play a game or watch a video, you’re also handing them access to your email, the web, messaging and other apps through […]
Pokémon GO has been among the world’s most popular mobile games since its spectacular release in 2016. It’s recently enjoyed a resurgence, thanks partly to people combining entertainment and exercise during lockdown. In Pokémon GO – like the Pokémon TV show, trading card series and other video games – players capture, train and battle with […]
This weeks Wake Up Wednesday is about setting up parental controls on Android and iPhones. Android Phones A free online safety guide on how to set up parental controls for Android apps. Most smartphones allow parents and carers to choose which apps and features appear on their child’s device and which ones don’t – also […]
10 Top Tips for Keeping Children Safe From Cyber Crime. A free online safety guide on 10 top tips for keeping children safe from cyber crime. We all want to continue being informed and inspired by the ever-expanding capabilities of the internet. But we also need to be able to safeguard ourselves against the growing […]
This week, the National Online Safety website is sharing a free online safety guide about supporting children to express themselves safely online. We are also sharing the Vodafone Digital Parenting Guide, which can be access here. The past year has left many children feeling uncertain and worried. So this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week has […]
A free online safety guide about eBay. eBay is the world’s biggest online auction platform: a digital emporium where you can buy practically anything, new or used. Although eBay has made huge strides with protecting buyers in recent years, there are still dangers to be mindful of: particularly when it comes to children using the […]
A free online safety guide on Xbox Series X|S. The Xbox Series X and Series S are the next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft. They offer improved graphics, sounds and much quicker loading times. Parents should note that the two versions available are quite different. In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of […]
We are sharing two online safety guides this week: What Parents Need to Know About Persuasive Design and What Parents Need to Know About Tellonym Published 7th October 2020 – A free online safety guide on persuasive design. Social Media can be really addictive, and sites want to keep users on their platforms for as […]
This weeks National Online Safety #Wake Up Wednesday is focused on Amazon Alexa. I’m sure many households have one (or more). Amazon Alexa, an artificial intelligence (AI) software assistant created by Amazon in 2014 through which smartphone, tablet and smart device users can issue voice commands and ask questions.
This weeks National Online Safety #Wake Up Wednesday is focused on the game Overwatch. Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, the same company behind the likes of World of Warcraft and StarCraft.