Did You Know?
These are the legal age restrictions for very popular websites
These are to ensure children do not see content that is unsuitable for them.
Whats App – 16
Twitter – 13
Facebook – 13
Instagram – 13
YouTube – 13
- 20% of 8 – 11 year olds who go online regularly have a social media profile
- 5% of 5 – 7 year olds who go online regularly have a social media profile
- 12% of 8-11 year olds and
- 29% of 12 – 15 year olds
accept friend requests from people they don’t know or have never met.
Think about talking to your children about Personal Information – what they wouldn’t share with a stranger on the street, they shouldn’t share online
What is Personal Information?
Date of Birth
Name of School
Please have a look at all the following resources for all to find out more about keeping your child safe online.
Think u know - Find out more about live streaming and how to keep your child safe from any risks
Cyberbullying – a film about cyberbullying that is advisable to watch with your children
Please click here for some helpful hints and tips to help keep you and your family safe online when using social media sites, e.g. Facebook.