E-Safety

TikTok Anorexia Videos

TikTok has launched an investigation and banned some search terms after the Guardian found harmful pro-anorexia content was still easily searchable despite measures taken by the social media company to prohibit the advertising of weight-loss products.   Read about the investigation here.

Conch-Line Chronicles

A game to be aware of but NOT engage children with. Cunch Line (county line) Chronicles is “a light-hearted, satirical take on the darker side of urban UK culture.” The reality is it’s a game that glorifies a very serious issue and how these games make it into the app store is beyond me. Essentially you …

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Playstation 5 – Parental Settings

With the new gaming consoles at the top of many wish lists this year this is a timely guide from Andy Robertson (GeekDadGamer) which includes how to set up a parent account and child accounts. Setting up the Playstation 5 for your family – click HERE

Megan is Missing

Megan is Missing is a film from 2011 which depicts the online grooming, abduction and assault of a high school student. It’s an awful film and there is a risk of significant trauma from watching it, but how it has become so popular all of a sudden is currently unknown. Although there are variations, the …

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TikTok Parental Controls

TikTok Parental Controls With TikTok surging in popularity, including children deliberately increasing their followers to 1,000 so that they can go live, it’s good to see TikTok making more controls available for parents. The features, which are available via Family Pairing, include the ability to prevent the child searching and preventing strangers from seeing the …

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Among Us

New Game – Among Us A hugely popular new game is now doing the rounds. Called Among Us it has a PEGI rating of 7 and, as with many new games, it has multi-player collaborative features built-in with up to 10 player able to play together, as well as public and private gaming modes. I …

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XBox Family Settings

Microsoft have recently released some new management features that parents can use. Available for iOS and Android, it is a free download and it has some great features, e.g.: Create new child accounts. Manage screen time limits (including grant more time). Accept or decline friend requests. View and manage friends list. This is great information …

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