Social networking


Young People & Social Networking Sites: Aims to help parents understand the positive and creative ways young people are using social networkinjg spaces (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).  It also points out the potential risks of using these sites and ways to minimise these risks.

Facebook Family Safety Centre:

Twitter Help Centre:

Instagram Help Centre:   


Facebook Checklist: A free guide produced by the UK Safer Internet Centre that contains detailed instructions and information on privacy and account settings on Facebook.
  See the link below for a government produced parent’s guide to children who are using social media.


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