Online Safety Guidance
Instagram is a photo-sharing social media platform which has an age restriction of 13. Any photographs shared on this platform must have permission from those included to be published. Below is information guidance for you to refer to if you have any queries.
Snapchat is messaging app used to share photos and videos. The minimum age for Snapchat users is 13 years old. Police forces have raised child safety concerns about a new Snapchat feature that reveals users’ locations amid fears it could be used for stalking. Below is information guidance for you to refer to if you have any queries.
WhatsApp is a messaging platform which has an age restriction of 16. It allows users to send and receive text and voice messages along with images and videos. Any photographs shared on this platform must have permission from those included to be published. Below is information guidance for you to refer to if you have any queries.
YouTube is an online video sharing and streaming platform. There is no age restriction for watching videos on YouTube however, users need to be 13 or older to have their own YouTube account. A YouTube account allows you to like and comment under existing videos and create your own videos. You may have seen news reports about inappropriate children’s videos on YouTube which is why we are sharing this factsheet with our parents so that you are aware of how to keep your child safe at home.BBC News Report
No doubt many of the young people you work with are playing, watching and being generally obsessed with it. But how much do you know about Fortnite Battle Royal – the free online multiplayer game?
Parent Zone has created a guide to everything you need to know, from how to play it, to suitable age ranges and potential risks.