Over the last few years, the world of social media has seen a huge increase in cyber bullying, anonymous trolling and online abuse. As social media becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives, we’re exposed to more and more unpleasant incidents online – whether that’s a cruel comment under your selfie, an unsolicited DM… Read more »
TikTok has this week partnered with the National PTA to create a new TikTok Guide for Parents, which provides key information to help parents protect their children when they’re using the app, and outlines the various measures and tools that TikTok has available to shield youngsters from online abuse and predators. The 20-page guide covers all aspects of how TikTok… Read more »
After recently re-launching its test of warning prompts on tweet replies that contain potentially offensive remarks, Twitter is now rolling out a new, updated version of the prompts, across both iOS and Android, which utilise an improved detection algorithm to avoid misidentification, while they also aim to provide more context and options to help users better understand what the… Read more »
Instagram is upping its efforts to stamp out predatory behaviour in the app with a new range of features designed to protect younger users from ill-intentioned adults.
YouTube have recently announced a set of new ‘Supervised’ features that will give parents more control over what content their kids watch on the streaming platform. Parents will soon be able to choose from three different content settings which are based on whether their kid is a pre-teen, above 13 years of age or on… Read more »