Helping parents keep their children safe online

Internet Matters and Virgin Media

 


Virgin Media supports Internet Matters: a not-for-profit organisation working with online safety experts to bring you all the information you need to keep your children safe online.

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Protect your child against cyberbullying

Apps, social media and the internet as a whole have changed the way kids experience bullying. That’s why Internet Matters is here to help you prepare your children for what they might encounter online and understand how to deal with cyberbullying should it happen.

Learn about it

One of the biggest differences between cyberbullying and face-to-face bullying is that it can be harder to escape. It can happen, anytime, anywhere including your own home.

To help equip you with the knowledge you need to tackle cyberbullying, Internet Matters has compiled a heap of useful information that details its various forms and impacts.

They cover everything from catfishing to trolling, and harassment to cyberstalking, with helpful statistics and informative videos that may help you identify incidents concerning your own children.

Protect against it

Experts say the best way to keep your child safe online is to take an active interest in their digital world.

Internet Matters gives you all the tools and tips you need to take positive action against cyberbullying, including useful conversation starters to get your children talking openly about life online.

If you feel you need to manage their social activity, there’s plenty of information on how to safely set up personal and shared devices as well as bolster privacy settings and parental controls.

Put a stop to it

Should your child fall victim to cyberbullying, Internet Matters has all the information you need to take immediate action.

They’ve identified some early warning signs to look out for and detailed effective responses that you can take depending on the nature of the incident.

There’s also information available on counselling support and additional resources should you need further help or advice.

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