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Fortnite Parents Tips for Surviving the Battle over Summer

Fortnite Parents Tips for Surviving the Battle over Summer | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Are you one of the many parents across the world this summer caught in the Fortnite trenches? Well, you’re not alone. With over 125 million people playing the game worldwide Fortnite fever has taken hold in homes across the globe. Here are 5 handy Fortnite Parents Tips 
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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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The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Editorial: The call to ban phones from the playground is rightly popular. But schools will need resources to do it properly
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The Internet Matters app: Answer questions and play games to keep your child safe online | BT

The Internet Matters app: Answer questions and play games to keep your child safe online | BT | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Discover the fun and educational way for parents to engage with their kids about online safety.
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Instagram reaches a billion users - and other things we learnt from boss Kevin Systrom

Instagram reaches a billion users - and other things we learnt from boss Kevin Systrom | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview with Newsbeat its boss says: "We want to make sure we're a positive force".
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Brand of me - supporting a child's digital wellbeing

Brand of me - supporting a child's digital wellbeing | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
With the growth of image sharing platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, teens have begun to see themselves more as brands rather than individuals.See what the experts say to support kids and mana
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FAKE Android Apps claiming to be the Fortnite Game

Parents do you have Teenager with an Android Smartphone? Do they play the Fortnite? Did you know it's currently not yet available on the Android Platform
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Weapons of mass distraction: The seven ways social media keeps you hooked – and how to beat them

Weapons of mass distraction: The seven ways social media keeps you hooked – and how to beat them | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Tech firms have developed an arsenal of psychological techniques to encourage habitual use
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Bait out: Kent schoolgirl the victim of online group

Bait out: Kent schoolgirl the victim of online group | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
The teenage victim of an online "bait out" group tells of her humiliation.
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Six ways social media negatively affects your mental health

Six ways social media negatively affects your mental health | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
The rise of social media has meant that we as a global population are more connected than we have ever been in the history of time.  However, our reliance on social media can have a detrimental effect on our mental health, with the average Brit checking their phone as much 28 times a day.
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My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
As we sat there in the dark, I asked her some pointed questions and she gave some very uncomfortable answers.
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Cyberbullies are also victims – they need help too

Cyberbullies are also victims – they need help too | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
One in 20 young people are both cyberbully and victim.
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Online parenting humiliation videos are 'child cruelty', psychiatrist says

Online parenting humiliation videos are 'child cruelty', psychiatrist says | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A disturbing new 'parenting' trend has arisen online: to punish a child's bad behaviour by making them do something humiliating, and posting it online.  Humiliation is, for many parents, a permanent disciplinary tool in their collection, and you can probably pluck examples from your own past of a time you have done something wrong, and were embarrassed by it.
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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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‘We don’t really need phones’: the French school that banned mobiles | World news | The Guardian

‘We don’t really need phones’: the French school that banned mobiles | World news | The Guardian | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
How pupils at La Gautrais rediscovered games, dance and the art of conversation
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Fake Instagram accounts being used by kids to 'destroy reputations', eSafety Commissioner says - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fake Instagram accounts being used by kids to 'destroy reputations', eSafety Commissioner says - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Bullying using fake Instagram accounts, known as finstas, make up about a fifth of all complaints to the eSafety Commissioner.
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Australian children are being groomed by online sex predators and tricked into making porn | Daily

Australian children are being groomed by online sex predators and tricked into making porn | Daily | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Australian children as young as three as being 'sophisticatedly groomed' by sex predators online and coerced into making porn with their parents just metres away.
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Internet firms are failing to tackle child abuse images, police chief says | Society | The Guardian

Internet firms are failing to tackle child abuse images, police chief says | Society | The Guardian | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
National Crime Agency also reveals rise in sexual attacks on and interest in children
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Should mobile phones be banned in schools? - CBBC Newsround

Should mobile phones be banned in schools? - CBBC Newsround | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Let us know what you think about the idea.
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Safer Internet Day 2018 Top Tips for Parents and Carers | Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day 2018 Top Tips for Parents and Carers | Safer Internet Centre | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Tips, films and more for parents and carers this Safer Internet Day.
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Facebook wants children to take breaks from Messenger Kids

Facebook wants children to take breaks from Messenger Kids | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
A new feature called "sleep mode" allows you to set boundaries for when your kids can and can’t use the chat app.
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Survey: Survey of Headteachers and Safeguarding Leads - SWGfL Magazine

Survey: Survey of Headteachers and Safeguarding Leads - SWGfL Magazine | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
The use of mobile devices by children appears to put more young people at risk of online sexual abuse. Marie Collins Foundation and the University of Suffolk want to establish a clear picture of the scale of the issue.
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'More than 600 apps had access to my iPhone data'

'More than 600 apps had access to my iPhone data' | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.
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Parents want more protection for their teens online

Parents want more protection for their teens online | eSafety @ QAS  - Latest Online Safety News | Scoop.it
Read about a new study which shows three quarters of parents of teens believe they should be at least 14 before they make decisions about the websites they use
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