NEWS

On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.

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Content with tag apps .

Safeguard your privacy while using apps

  • Awareness
  • 16/11/2017
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

Every application, whether it's a game, social media, or even a simple lens for a mobile phone, is always accompanied by Terms of Use. The Terms of Use describe, among other things, what data (photos, messages, location, and so on) and what aspect (such as camera or microphone) need to be accessed by the application in order to receive its full functionality.

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What's all the hype about Sarahah?

  • Awareness
  • 30/08/2017
  • BIK Team and Croatian Safer Internet Centre

Every couple of months we hear about a new application that causes enormous interest and, sometimes, controversy. Sarahah is one such app. With the help of the Croatian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), we've prepared this article to provide more information about the app, while also outlining some tips and precautions when using it.

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UK SID celebrations focus on the power of image

  • Awareness
  • 07/02/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Today, Tuesday, 7 February 2017, Safer Internet Day (SID) is celebrated across the globe. In the UK, SID celebrations focus on the power of image in today's digital youth culture. A press release from the UK Safer Internet Centre outlines the activities of the day.

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Internet acronyms and slang for parents

 
Since the launch of our new Better Internet for Kids portal towards the end of last year, we've been delighted to be contacted by some industry representatives keen to promote a better and safer internet for children and young people in their own areas of work and activities. 
 
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Young people create apps in Wales for Safer Internet Day 2016

  • Awareness
  • 24/03/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Two apps created by young people for young people were created and launched in Wales for Safer Internet Day (SID) 2016.

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Insafe tipsheets on popular online services and apps

Insafe has developed a range of tip sheets to help you learn more about the tools and services you might be using online, and how to protect your privacy while doing so.
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