Pages of Interest
Social networks for children
Quite a few social networks for children offer an excellent and child friendly alternative to Facebook and its likes.
Some great resources on how to deal with losing control over self-generated sexual material online, suitable for young people and teachers alike.
Professionals Online Safety Helpline
Provides support to anyone working with children and young people, around all aspects of online safety.
New 'Digital Parenting' Magazine
Vodafone has launched a new magazine filled with articles by experts, 'How to' guides and much more - all to make it easier for you to get involved in your children's digital lives.
A Platform for Good
FOSI has launched an interactive website designed to help parents, teachers and young people connect, share and do good online.
Pora Ora is a free online virtual world where children from all over the world can learn, play games and interact with each other.
Facebook in Education
Facebook offers useful tips and resources on how to use social media in education.
Keeping children safe online
In this video from TalkTalk, Internet safety expert Charlotte Aynsley shares her top tips and advice for parents.
Connect with Facebook Safety and find safety tools, useful resources and information on various initiatives.
A young people’s guide to cyberbullying resources
Useful websites offering information and advice on cyberbullying.
Youthful avatar democracy
What happens when ten school classes from five European countries create a virtual anti-bullying village?
Practical guides for parents
Kids and Media offers informational slideshows on a variety of topics.
Me on the web
Managing your online identity is increasingly important in a digital society where you can gain access to information with just a few keystrokes.
Have you seen or heard something in the media that is inappropriate for children? Have your say at ParentPort.
Parental controls and online protection tools
The SIP Bench II project aims to help parents choose the parental control tool that best suits their needs.
The Rough Guide to Online Safety
A wide-ranging and user friendly guide on how to enjoy the Internet whilst staying safe from online threats.
EU Kids Online: New approach to online safety required
The final recommendations on how to educate and protect children has been published.
The voice of young people
What does it mean to be an ethical, responsible and resilient digital citizen?
Talk about computer safety
Advice and tips on computer safety and malicious software.
High awareness of parental controls
Most parents are aware of parental controls, and more than half of parents have used parental controls for children's Internet use, according to a survey from the Family Online Safety Institute.
Geocaching – a digital treasure hunt
Geocaching combines technology and the digital world with fun outdoor activities.
Project ROBUSD: Reducing bullying – strengthening diversity
ROBUSD offers educational materials concerning the prevention of bullying, including a series of video presentations, all free of charge.
When much is too much
New research suggests that multitasking is not the best way to be efficient, even for today's tech-savvy children.
How Cybersmart are you?
This informational video from Cybersmart is designed to help you keep your children safe online.
A recent report shows how parents feel about raising children in a digital age.
Ofcom: UK Children’s media literacy
A new report from Ofcom gives an overview of media literacy among children and young people.
Facebook launches new Family Safety Centre
Find useful resources, articles and videos on safety and privacy.
Online safety video from Facemood
Facemoods.com has released an animation video to teach young people responsible Facebook surfing.
Great resources for parents and teachers
Insafe and European Schoolnet have developed a range of exciting resources to support families and educators in helping children to use digital technology safely and responsibly.
Gossip website is stirring controversy
In Germany, a website that encourages users to share gossip has created a heated public debate.
No Facebook for the President’s children
First lady Michelle Obama told NBC's Today show that her daughters are not on Facebook. Read why Kids and Media supports the decision.
Google Family Safety Centre
Did you know that Google offers several tools to ensure that all users have a safe online experience?
New Facebook security feature
Now you can prevent hackers and spies from compromising your Facebook account. Learn how to enable the feature.
How to set up Google SafeSearch preferences
Learn how to filter search results and block inappropriate web pages.
CEOP’s top tips to stop online child abuse
CEOP offers useful advice for parents and children on how to stay safe online.
What are Social Learning Networks?
Have you read Kids and Media’s blogs?
With Facebook’s new Groups feature you can limit who you share information with. However, some privacy problems might occur.
ZuiTube is an American website for children that aims to be a cleaner version of YouTube.
Depression high among cyber bullying victims
Targets of cyber bullying are at greater risk for depression than are those who bully them, according to new study.
“Power to the parent”
Common Sense Media has launched a campaign to raise awareness with parents that there are ways to keep children safe in a digital world.
Facebook’s new location service lets your friends know where you are. We show you how to modify your privacy settings.
Back to school
It’s not only school children who learn something new when school starts in the autumn. Even parents are getting schooled.
Web filters for a safer online experience
Web filter software can make the Internet safer for children, young people and yourself.
Be Smart. Be Fair. Be Safe.
CTIA - The Wireless Association has launched a campaign to help parents ensure their children are responsible wireless users.
Online Summer Safety Tips
How do you keep young children and teenagers safe online during the summer holidays?
Is your child really safe online?
More than a half of French parents believe their children are safe online, but children say they do face problems.
Protect your children from online predators
The anonymity of the Internet means that trust and intimacy can develop quickly online. Predators often take advantage of this. Learn how to protect your children.
Understanding online gaming
Find out how to keep your children safe in the world of online gaming.
Secure your wireless network
With a wireless network, you are no longer tied to your desk. However, be aware that there are some risks involved.
My Safety Online
KidsOKOnline's research on children’s online safety shows that children understand the dangers of revealing personal information in social networks, but still a large number of children give away personal data.
Children, TV and the Internet
Research from KidsOKOnline (KOKO) released in January 2010 has some interesting insights on how children like to access their TV programmes.
Cyber bullying Tips
Common Sense Media’s Cyber bullying video gives interesting facts and advice on cyber bullying.
Teach kids online security basics
You can help your kids use the Internet safely by teaching them some basic rules. Microsoft gives some basic lessons that parents can help their kids to learn.
Age-based guidelines for children's Internet use
Microsoft have developed several parental guidelines for children’s use of Internet. Read their recommendations due to the age of your child.
The Webwise 10 Tips For Parents
Parental tips form Webwise, the EU Safety and Awareness node in Ireland.