Parent guides

Parent guides for commonly used apps

Parent guides

Parent guides for commonly used apps

Children and young people are increasingly using apps to share images and videos; these guides below give advice on ways to stay safe if choosing to use apps.

Vodafone Digital Parenting is also a website that we would recommend you take a look at. It contains a lot of useful information, including issues such as screen time and digital resilience.

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CEOP have created a website, full of resources to help children stay safe online. Visit

Need immediate help?

Do you need immediate help or have a real emergency? If so call 999 or contact your local police here:

When should I report to CEOP?

We help children stay safe online. Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know? It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it to us below.

Remember if you need immediate help call 999

Other people who can help

For advice and to seek help on a range of issues, from hacking to cyberbullying, click here.

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