Snapchat have launched their newest feature, Snap Maps. This enables users to track others' location with a high level of accuracy. This blog post discusses the implications of this feature for young people and their safety.
The Resource Library enables you to search and view Thinkuknow resources by category and age range.
Snapchat’s latest feature: Snap Map
A Numbers Game
Many social media platforms and apps give young people the option to like, love and share images and content; this online behaviour can often quantify popularity and approval amongst peers. This blog post explores the impact of ‘likes’ on young people and how we can support young people to navigate their online world.
Technology and media continue to develop and with 33% of 8-17 year old's surveyed saying they have live streamed. This blog post helps to address the question what opportunities and risks does live streaming offer, and should we be worried?
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Play Like Share
Play Like Share is a three-episode animated series and accompanying resource pack that aims to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from sexual abuse, exploitation and other risks they might encounter online.
Nude Selfies: What Parents and Carers Need to Know
This series of four short animated films for parents and carers offer advice on how to help keep children safe from the risks associated with the sharing of nude and nearly nude images.
Exploited is an 18 minute video resource designed for use with young people aged 14+, helping them to spot the signs of abusive relationships and issues of sexual exploitation.
Keeping Children Safe Online is a helpful introduction to the risks children face online developed by CEOP and the NSPCC. It is aimed at anyone looking to develop their knowledge.
These free events provide an overview to CEOP’s Thinkuknow education programme. It's run by trained CEOP ambassadors and is aimed at professionals working with children and young people.
Become an Ambassador
Completing the Ambassador course will enable you to train others to deliver Thinkuknow’s education programme. It gives an in depth look into online offending and young people’s use of technology.