Big Tech Needs to do MORE: How Do You Feel About These Ideas?

Obtaining robust parental consent is critical when dealing with your children’s data online‼️ We’re all trying to play our part & do our bit but the Tech Giants seem to pay lip service to their Duty of Care responsibilities for kids – lowering the age of consent to 13 & making that the default option […]

Worried About Your Kids Using Their Smartphones ALL The Time? Watch This

Smartphone Free Childhood  Suicides. Self-harm. Depression and anxiety. The toll of a social media-addicted, phone-based childhood has never been more stark. It can be easy for teens, parents, and schools to feel like they’re trapped by it all. But in this conversation with Tristan Harris, author and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt author of ‘The Anxious […]

Pros and Cons of Banning Social Media Apps on Children’s Phones

Esther Ghey, the mother of the murdered transgender teenager Brianna Ghey is campaigning for social media apps to be blocked on smartphones for under-16s and stronger parental controls to flag potentially harmful searches to parents, in the wake of the sentencing of her daughter’s killers. A group of parents are campaigning on Whatsapp for a […]

After Molly Russell What Are The A-B-C’s of Keeping Your Kids Safe Online?

I was really distressed to read about the tragic suicide of Molly Russell: The ‘caring soul’ who died after exploring her depression on Instagram. Suicide is now the leading cause of death for young people under 20 and levels of self-harm are rising among teenage girls in particular. I was interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford […]