One of the best ways to keep children safe online is to use parental controls. Apps, websites and even TV streaming services have parental controls which put you in charge of what children experience online.
Click on the links below for parental controls:
Social Media Guides and age limits
Primary school children are not old enough to use social media for many reasons including bullying and unwanted or unsafe contact with strangers.
Children on social media are often exposed to inappropriate and upsetting content which can affect their mental health. When the police do workshops at schools they tell us that a large number of incidents they deal with involve social media in some way.
Click the links below for a guide on each social media platform.
|Social Media guides, click the links for more info.
|Minimum age to use
|Twitter / X facts