As the world marks Internet Safety Day today, the NSPCC warns that the safety of young people online is a growing problem.
Below we've listed some tips for helping your children stay safe online.
- Ask your child what they do online
- Let your child teach you how to use social networking and games
- Know who your child is talking to online
- Set rules and agree boundaries
- Make sure the content their looking at is age-appropriate
- Use parental and privacy controls
- Check the privacy settings on any online account your children have
- Have conversations early and often
- Most sites have 'reporting tools,' make sure your child knows how to find them
- Seek further advice
More top news
Rain and drizzle will clear eastern counties this evening. Remaining mild with breaks in the cloud by dawn.
A leading vet charity warns that you could end up with a stressed, lonely or even aggressive pet if you don't care for it properly.
From pensioners to first-time buyers to public sector workers, a rundown of how today's Autumn Statement and Spending Review affect you.