Social Media and Applications

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General advice for parents about the applications that young people are using is available from the following websites:

Internet Matters

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/apps-guide/#tab-1431531253-1-85

Childnet

http://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/apps

Get Safe Online

https://www.getsafeonline.org/safeguarding-children/is-your-child-using-these-apps/

 

General advice for parents about the social networking sites that young people are using is available from the following websites:

Internet Matters

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/social-networking/

Childnet

http://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/social-networking

NSPCC

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/social-media-parents-guide

Get Safe Online

https://www.getsafeonline.org/safeguarding-children/your-child-and-social-networking/

 

Specific advice for parents about the different social network sites and applications that young people are using is available from the following websites:

Facebook

South West Grid for Learning

http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources/Facebook-Checklist

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/facebook

Snapchat

South West Grid for Learning

http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources/Snapchat-Checklist

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/snapchat

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/snapchat-faqs

Twitter

South West Grid for Learning

http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources/Twitter-Checklist

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/twitter

Instagram

South West Grid for Learning

http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources/Instagram

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/instagram

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/instagram-%E2%80%93-what-are-issues

Askfm

South West Grid for Learning

http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources/Ask-fm-Online-Safety-Guidance

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/askfm

ooVoo

CEOP

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/Documents/ThinkUKnow/Parents/H2%20guides/2/24/ooVoo%20guide%20for%20parents.pdf?epslanguage=en-GB

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/oovoo

Clash of Clans

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/clash-clans

Club Penguin

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/disney-club-penguin

Fifa16

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/fifa16

Google+

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/google

Kik

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/kik

MoshiMonsters

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/moshi-monsters

MovieStarPlanet

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/moviestarplanet

Musical.ly

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/musically

Periscope

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/periscope

Pokemon Go

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/pokemon-go-parents-guide

Tango

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/tango

Tumb1r

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/tumblr

WhatsApp

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/whatsapp

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/whatsapp

YouTube

UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help/youtube

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/setting-filters-youtube

YouTube Kids

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/review-youtube-kids

Skype

Parent Zone

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/skype