social media

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

How selfie culture and social media can affect your child’s body confidence – and what you can do about it

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

Viral challenges continue to shape a lot of young people’s experiences online. fare harmless and just good fun, but some are more sinister and could pose risks. Here's what parents need to know

Snapchat

Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app

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Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can parents do?

What is online shaming and what can you do to protect your child from it?

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

Bullying

Alex Holmes, deputy CEO of the Diana Award, offers advice on how to recognise bullying and what to do if your child is affected

Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?

12 year-old boy sitting and looking inscrutable

What goes online stays online. Some advice to help you and your child understand the long-term implications of publishing all about your life.

Texting

What parents need to know about sexting

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: what parents need to know