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What Parents want from Parental Control, We asked, you told us!

Free parental control just isn't good enough, it just isn't clever enough, doesn't do enough, and ultimately doesn't protect your kid's online. According to you, here is what matters for parental control, Time limits, safe search and content control.

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VPNs, V-Bucks, Fortnite, TikTok, Internet safety explained.

Kids bamboozled you with VPNs and V-Bucks? Makes you feel a bit out of your parenting depth keeping the kids safe online. Surveys find somewhere between half and a third of parents give up and let their kids use the internet without any restrictions. Don't give up!

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Zoom is making internet safety talks popular again

Zoom is making it easy and affordable for schools to get the best internet safety talks. It's a great way to reach everyone to discuss TikTok, Snapchat, bullying, gaming addiction, and online reputation in primary and secondary. Sessions usually start at 8pm. 

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Why we recommend F Secure SAFE for parental control

We like F-Secure safe as it is simple, well designed and an excellent parental control App with everything parents need to keep their kids safe online, improves their digital wellbeing including sleeping, eating properly and exercise. We recommend it!

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When Parents find naked picture of their Teen on Snapchat!

When parents see naked, images on a teen's phone. What do I do, What can I do? All of this involves online wellbeing, sexting, snapchat, TikTok

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Ten TikTok Tips to keep your kids safe on TikTok.

Ten TikTok Tips for TikTok safety, 10 tips parents can use to help keep teenagers safer online, on TikTok. TikTok is the controversial short-form video platform with editing, effects, and sounds to develop great fun memes along with creative content.

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Ten great reasons to use parental controls

We wouldn't let our kids jump on a motorbike without showing them how to ride it safely. However every day of the week thousands of kids hit the internet for the first time without any instruction. Let's change that.

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Making TikTok Private

When you create a TikTok account your profile is automatically made public so that anyone can follow you and view your videos, but if you want to prevent strangers from seeing your content, TikTok lets you make your account private at any time.

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Instagram Privacy Settings - Internet Safety for Children

The best setting there is Private. Setting up Instagram for online safety.
Here are the steps for setting up Instagram's private profile setting it done, for iPhone and Android Phones: This way only invited friends can enjoy your Instagram.

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COVID-19 Tracing App - The Good & Bad and is it Safe?

The new COVID-19 contact tracing app in Ireland has been a major success on many levels. However, questions remain about data privacy.

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