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Fortnite the latest gaming craze What Parents need to know

Fortnite the latest gaming craze What Parents need to know | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
You have probably heard your Children mention Fortnite the latest gaming phenomenon to hit gaming systems and Smartphones
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Limit your own screen time, parents are urged | Life and style | The Guardian

Limit your own screen time, parents are urged | Life and style | The Guardian | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Setting aside time to ensure children are ready for school should be a priority, says minister
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Online live streaming a 'magnet for paedophiles', police and NSPCC warn

Online live streaming a 'magnet for paedophiles', police and NSPCC warn | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Live streaming has become a "magnet for paedophiles", Britain’s top police chief on child safety has warned as the NSPCC revealed more than twice as many children are doing it as previously thought.
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Vlogging, live streaming and parenting in 2018 report

Vlogging, live streaming and parenting in 2018 report | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
The report provides insight on what parents of children aged between 4 – 16 understand about live streaming and vlogging and their risks and rewards.
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Social media warning over posting crash photos

Social media warning over posting crash photos | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
There is concern about family members finding out about serious injuries or fatalities online.
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Be Internet Legends

Be Internet Legends | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Be Internet Legends is a multifaceted programme that includes a fun and free web-based game called Interland and educational resources to teach children the skills they need to be safe and sharp online.
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Strangers ask children to undress on live streaming platforms

Strangers ask children to undress on live streaming platforms | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
When it comes to Children and Young People using Live Streaming Platforms it's important for Parents & Guardians to understand the risks and also ensure to have conversations with Children on how to safer. Here are 3 tips for Parents and Guardians to share with Children when it comes to Live Streaming
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WhatsApp ‘martinelli’ warning is a hoax, don’t forward it –

WhatsApp ‘martinelli’ warning is a hoax, don’t forward it – | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A WhatsApp chain letter is warning of a malware-packing video called "martinelli", and selling its lie with a grain of truth.
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Children's screen time has little effect on sleep, says study

An Oxford University study suggests worries about screen time causing a lack of sleep are overblown.
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7 Questions to ask your child about online safety

7 Questions to ask your child about online safety | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Talking about the online world with your child can be difficult, and some topics can be particularly awkward; for you and your child!
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Parental Controls & Privacy Settings Guides

Parental Controls & Privacy Settings Guides | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Help to make the internet safer for your child. Use our step by step guides to help put the right parental controls and privacy settings in place.
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Online Safety Tips for Parents

Online Safety Tips for Parents | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A list of handy online safety tips for parents. The tips are designed to help kids have a safer online experience and give parents peace of mind.
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Snapchat tries again with new Snapchat Location Sharing Feature

Snapchat tries again with new Snapchat Location Sharing Feature | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
You might last year Snapchat rolled out one of its creepier features to date ‘Snapchat Maps’ Well it seems in the most recent update it's trying again with a new Snapchat location sharing feature. Is it any different from the Snapchat Maps feature we take a look.
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What is fake news and how can you identify it?

What is fake news and how can you identify it? | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Fake news can sometimes very closely mimic real news. Zoe Kleinman looks at how you can spot it.
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Underage children could be blocked from using social media sites 

Underage children could be blocked from using social media sites  | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Under-aged children could be barred from social media as part of a government crackdown on access to porn.
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Parents – scare or prepare? –

Parents – scare or prepare? – | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Here’s a question lots of schools ask: “Should we pass on warnings to parents about specific apps, sites and games, or give them lists of ones to stop children using at all costs?” You …
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Twitter: Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked

Twitter: Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it

 Several popular verified Twitter accounts have been hacked by scammers to promote an ad using Tesla boss Elon Musk's name and likeness.Matalan, Pathe UK and Pantheon Books are all targeted to promote an ad using the Tesla boss's name.

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Facebook wants to reveal your name to the weirdo standing next to you –

Facebook wants to reveal your name to the weirdo standing next to you – | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Facebook's had a patent approved for a new way to sniff out potential friends, based on your phone and patterns of movement.
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AI, machine learning battle child sexual exploitation | ConnectSafely

AI, machine learning battle child sexual exploitation | ConnectSafely | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Listen to podcast interview about this with Nat’l Center for Missing & Exploited Children COO Michelle DeLaune
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What is TikTok? Looking at the latest lip-syncing app | Safer Internet Centre

What is TikTok? Looking at the latest lip-syncing app | Safer Internet Centre | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it


TikTok – which used to be called Musical.ly, is a social networking app that young people can use to generate and share their own short videos and lip sync to popular audio clips. The app all
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13 Or Over | Get Safe Online

13 Or Over | Get Safe Online | 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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Children are being 'datafied from birth'

Children are being 'datafied from birth' | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Internet giants and toy-makers should be clear about the data they collect, children's commissioner says.
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Bullying: Children point finger at adults

Bullying: Children point finger at adults | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Four out of 10 children aged 11-16 say they have seen adults bullying each other in the past six months.
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Channel 4 To Tackle Online Abuse With 'Thought-Provoking Ad Break'

Channel 4 To Tackle Online Abuse With 'Thought-Provoking Ad Break' | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
'We’ve partnered with some of our advertisers to show real abuse aimed at real people in their ads.'
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