Safety Tools on Social Networks, Web Browsers & TV on-demand

Learn to manage children's use: set limits to screen time, manage privacy settings, look at what they are accessing and what they are posting. 

Parental Controls:

 https://parentinfo.org/article/what-are-parental-controls-and-how-can-they-help-children-stay-safe-online 

 

How to set up parental controls by your internet provider: BT, SKyTalkTalk,Virgin Media for mobiles and tablets used within the home.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers/parental-controls-offered-your-home-internet-provider 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/ 

 

Advice on privacy settings for various apps: 

https://parentinfo.org/search?keys=privacy+settings 

 

Wifi and being away from home (scroll down through the page)

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/ 

 

Netflix: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/setting-parental-controls-netflix 

 

Parental controls from your home internet provider:  

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers/parental-controls-offered-your-home-internet-provider 

 

Social networks and other on-line services 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers/safety-tools-social-networks-and-other-online-services 

 

YouTubeKids https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/youtube-announce-new-parental-controls-youtube-kids 

 

Netflix: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/setting-parental-controls-netflix 

 

Age ratings for films: BBFC https://bbfc.co.uk/