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Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury.
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Romeo & Juliet

What would the story of Romeo & Juliet look like in the present day? Star-crossed teens messaging, sending snaps and taking risks - all without thei

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Get Safe Online - Spam and Scam emails

Get Safe Online - Spam and Scam emails | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

email is both an excellent communication tool and also a way that companies can inform you about their latest products and services. However, email is frequently used to deliver unwanted material which is at best, annoying and at worst, malicious – causing considerable harm to your computer and yourself.

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Why children need social media lessons

Why children need social media lessons | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
We need to educate children about how to behave responsibly online.
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It’s not just you, iCloud calendar spam is on the rise

It’s not just you, iCloud calendar spam is on the rise | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
If you’re using iCloud to sync your calendar across your devices, chances are you just received a bunch of spammy invites over the last few days. Many users..
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Jeremy Hunt proposes ban on sexting for under-18s

Jeremy Hunt proposes ban on sexting for under-18s | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

Social media companies should use technological solutions to bar young people from sending explicit messages and cyberbullying, says health secretary

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Our Top Tips about Cyberbullying

Our Top Tips about Cyberbullying | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Cyberbullying can be defined as the use of technologies by an individual or by a group of people to deliberately and repeatedly upset someone else. Here are our top tips about what to do if you, or so
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Black Friday: 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Black Friday: 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A guest blog by Julia Adamson, Education Manager and Will Earp, Digital Experience Manager from the South West Grid For Learning, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre.

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How to keep your kids safe when they use the internet

How to keep your kids safe when they use the internet | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Keeping children safe online presents a real challenge for parents today. Whether you're worried about what they might see on YouTube or who they might speak to on Facebook, we have the best tips for security settings, dedicated software and rules that can help you protect kids from the nasty side of the internet.
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When Tech Is a Problem Child

When Tech Is a Problem Child | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
How parents fight back against their kids’ obsession with smartphones and social media.
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10-year-olds break safety rules set by parents to hide cyber-lives

Forty-two percent of 10-year-olds believe they have the skills to hide what they’ve been doing online from parents.
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6 smart steps to SnapChat success

6 smart steps to SnapChat success | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
So what is SnapChat and why is it so popular? Kids seem to really love it but, like most apps these days, there is potential risk associated. We run through six simple tips and facts to help you understand what SnapChat is and what you need to look out for.
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5 important Facebook privacy settings you NEED to get right - ThatsNonsense.com

5 important Facebook privacy settings you NEED to get right - ThatsNonsense.com | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

When compared to many of its social media competitors, Facebook has quite a number of different privacy options and settings so you can share exactly what you want, with who you want. Which is just as well, since most of us will divulge more information about ourselves to Facebook than to any other social networking …

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Parenting is not a popularity contest

Parenting is not a popularity contest | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

CHILDREN as young as 12 are giving their parents the sack and forcing them to reapply for leadership roles within the family.

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3 Ways to Boost Your Family’s Online Security This Holiday

3 Ways to Boost Your Family’s Online Security This Holiday | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

Don't leave your family members in the dark when there are easy ways to make a big difference in their digital lives.

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Get Safe Online - Keep your Christmas online safe by reading these top tips

The UK’s leading awareness resource helping protect people, finances, devices and businesses from fraud, abuse and other issues encountered online.

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Webcam blackmail cases have doubled, police say - BBC News

Webcam blackmail cases have doubled, police say - BBC News | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Four men killed themselves in the last year after falling victim to "sextortion", police say.
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Some child sexting cases 'do not need criminal investigation' - BBC News

Some child sexting cases 'do not need criminal investigation' - BBC News | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

Sexting cases involving children need not always result in a criminal investigation, new advice says.

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Growing up digital: How to protect kids online

Growing up digital: How to protect kids online | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Children face many online dangers - including pornography and sexual grooming - and the threat is growing thanks to their evolving digital behaviour.
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Get Safe Online - Amazon shipping order email scam

Get Safe Online - Amazon shipping order email scam | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

The UK’s leading awareness resource helping protect people, finances, devices and businesses from fraud, abuse and other issues encountered online.

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The rise in selfie deaths and how to stop them

The rise in selfie deaths and how to stop them | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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NSPCC warning over Tinder-like app for teenagers

NSPCC warning over Tinder-like app for teenagers | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A Tinder-like app for teenagers is putting young people at risk of predators by having no checks on users’
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Musical.ly app review – Okay for kids? | Be Web Smart

Musical.ly app review – Okay for kids? | Be Web Smart | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
musical.ly is an app for creating and sharing short videos, popular with tweens and teens. Here’s what parents should know about musical.ly.
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Anonymoose is the new Yik Yak & Yellow is the new Tinder

Anonymoose is the new Yik Yak & Yellow is the new Tinder | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Instant messaging and social networks live and die very quickly on the internet in 2016, and the kids populate the new ones very fast. Here is th
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