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We promote safer more effective use of the internet by children and young people in Ireland.

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Are you concerned about how much time your child spends on their phone/tablet/computer? We’ve put together a guide… https://t.co/5BF5iUUMDg
7/5
2020
What is #Houseparty? Our Explainer Guide for parents outlines how the popular app works, why teens like it, and wha… https://t.co/Boz9YktWUaOur #digitalfootprint is created by our actions online, and this information can potentially be tracked, saved, or… https://t.co/zwfJfwjgIw
7/4
2020
#Parentalcontrols can help reduce the risk of your child encountering inappropriate content when they are online.… https://t.co/FICQ47feNW#Falseinformation can spread rapidly on social media, online platforms or in messaging apps. To keep children saf… https://t.co/kcTp0AFhAaParticularly popular with #gamers, #Twitch allows users to find out about new titles, get tips on how to play games… https://t.co/MnPHawKlpjInsightful SIC Plus webinar with Joakhim Kind @klicksafe, Lorkan Tuohu @BIK_youth Ambassador @Webwise_Ireland & o… https://t.co/8ESIGNPaa3
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7/3
2020
#Zoom has been one of the most popular platforms in recent months. Our Explainer Guide for #parents outlines all y… https://t.co/wZ1uhfuOQEFrom study or work, to online gaming, there may be a high demand for access to technology in many homes right now.… https://t.co/fGtFf8IdT6🗝️ In order to protect your privacy, you may wish to view the cookies that are stored on your browser or control wh… https://t.co/WQqpdmYDoL
7/2
2020
The #OnlineSafety Tips for Parents leaflet is among the resources that are #free to download on our Parents Hub, wh… https://t.co/TWHjmG491E🔒 Children and teenagers document much of their lives online, so it's important to talk to them about checking thei… https://t.co/U2Yge0cUJPKeeping young people safe and happy online during #Covid19 - here is useful #onlinesafety advice for these uncertain times.⏰ The June 2020 #BIKbulletin is out! In this edition, we look at how the fight against #disinformation in times of… https://t.co/L8sG17Pod5
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7/1
2020
With young people spending more time online, there is an increased chance that your child may encounter online porn… https://t.co/69PKFpM9EUIt's #WorldSocialMediaDay2020, so why not check out the @Webwise_Ireland 2019 #SIDAward winning podcast… https://t.co/VVgTPsOYDu
Retweeted by Webwise❓ What is #falseinformation? 🤔 Why is it created? 🔎 How can you spot it? This explainer video looks at false info… https://t.co/tYk9izcJMS🗓️ Today is World #SocialMediaDay - you can stay up-to-date with the most popular social media apps and platforms,… https://t.co/7G11vcpjHV
6/30
2020
From social media to online gaming, many young people use the internet to widen their circle of friends. These talk… https://t.co/R7wxDprQRV🎮 How can you manage your time if you are playing games online? ⏰ The young people from the Webwise Youth Panel off… https://t.co/BOiKPuw9AN @DpDonal Thanks Donal, we have developed a comprehensive Parents hub available at https://t.co/HrFv0N0XdC. The hub… https://t.co/mmzo6UuNKp❗️There has been a 26% increase in notifications on child sexual abuse material on social media platforms Really i… https://t.co/Yhi8TjXeIN
Retweeted by WebwiseFor #teachers, what steps can you take to manage your reputation online? Here is some practical advice about protec… https://t.co/xQJ5XgsVGy
6/29
2020
Leading by example is a key part of helping to ensure your child's online safety. Áine Lynch, National Parents Coun… https://t.co/uwjei1lyWW
6/28
2020
The Webwise parents booklet covers key #onlinesafety topics for parents of both young children, and teens. It is av… https://t.co/XTs6Q6Ii8Y
6/27
2020
From #TikTok, #Zoom, #Houseparty or #Snapchat - need to know more about the apps and platforms your kids are using?… https://t.co/3L6XLw9WCp🗨️ Share only what you feel comfortable with. 📍 Avoid sharing location info. 😊 Be mindful of other people's feeli… https://t.co/KGIRMSvSnx
6/26
2020
What are the factors can impact your online wellbeing, and what can you do to improve it? Here are some tips to man… https://t.co/Uf67qZllQE#Cyberbullying or #onlineharassment can happen to anyone. 🛑 It's always wrong, and should never be overlooked or ig… https://t.co/Drk5Mt30TFToday we wish farewell to a wonderful colleague and friend @sgraham30 @PDST_Hwellbeing. Thanks so much Suzanne for… https://t.co/kxcsYXbcdh#TBT - Throwback to the fantastic events and activities that young people from all over Ireland got involved in to… https://t.co/WGoTqffFov
6/25
2020
#Snapchat continues to be one of the most popular apps for Irish teens. Need to know more about it? Our explainer… https://t.co/am2KpX3PYf💡 #Online Safety Tip 💡 🚫 Disable in-app purchases - children can easily make purchases without even realising it. I… https://t.co/iJmjfVaY4UGreat #onlinesafety advice from the 5th class students in @MrRussellsClass 👍👍 @safeinternetday #SID2020 https://t.co/0RkzM2pgn9#Parents, how do you look after your children’s well-being in times of #COVID19 lockdown? The @Insafenetwork has co… https://t.co/pZbZwr03tp
Retweeted by WebwiseWith the help of #HTMLHeroes, Ruby and Archie, introduce children to the internet and how it works, while also cons… https://t.co/G72SX2qpX0
6/24
2020
What can you do if intimate images of your child are shared online? Here is some practical advice for parents from… https://t.co/Pkp9yAmE7o🎮 If your kids spend time #gaming online, then you have probably heard of #Fortnite. Find out more about the popula… https://t.co/ZWjBjGRHs5📺 Live streaming is a great way for users to share real time experiences, and it's a function that is available on… https://t.co/eCdPLUG1mO
6/23
2020
Delighted to have another article from the Dig Tech team featured in today's @Independent_ie. 'Home & Away: Virtual… https://t.co/YSVrQqY978
Retweeted by Webwise#BigData has become cheaper to collect and store, and much more valuable to own and use - overtaking oil to become… https://t.co/Jf3OPrKHDA
6/22
2020
Why do teens get involved in #sexting, and what can parents do? Hear advice from Elaine Byrnes, Doctoral Researcher… https://t.co/tQj6oeRhpzIn today's The Sunday Times newspaper, #TheChildrensTimes section features our #onlinesafety advice for children an… https://t.co/fvh99eErJMBefore hitting 📱 'share' 📱, here are some important points to consider 👍 #OnlineSafety https://t.co/VhmmWYB8UZ
6/21
2020
Read tomorrow's The Sunday Times newspaper which features lots of useful Webwise #onlinesafety advice for children… https://t.co/SgsHmp0Bpc
6/20
2020
#Roblox is a platform that allows users to develop or play 3D online games, and encourages players to make friends… https://t.co/StUyoVxJZ6Winner Overall of @PDST_YEOTY 2020 is Faolán Ó Cathmhaoil, a 5th year student from Coláiste Oiriall, Monaghan. His… https://t.co/X97fOncKuG
Retweeted by Webwise✔️ Share - or - Delete ✖️ This checklist will help to figure out if a 📸picture📸 should be shared online, or not. Fo… https://t.co/0u8qwxwx2SThe results are in, the medals and trophies are ready. Just who will be named among the winning entries for… https://t.co/wC6vXk4Zjp
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6/19
2020
⏰ Are you worried about the amount of time that your child spends on technology? It is a common concern for parents… https://t.co/a86J1hzwA4Being able to think critically, to be safe with your information and who you connect with, and to act responsibly i… https://t.co/FpYCUi9gk4 @BallybaySchool @stbrigids_gns @KiltoomChurch If you need information on other popular apps and platforms for young… https://t.co/rtjHmT2yGi
6/18
2020
Need to know more about #TikTok, why your children like it, and the things to watch out for? Our explainer guide co… https://t.co/8nRmOgHg3KWith our children spending more time online, the Council of Europe invites you to fill out our digital citizenship… https://t.co/D8muOavo7S
Retweeted by WebwiseThere is still time for parents and guardians to take the survey from the Council of Europe and provide your views… https://t.co/VViJMaBGP5Listener to @RyanTubridyShow today asked what can be done when friends and family spread false information. We've j… https://t.co/3yWsRij9Ac
Retweeted by Webwise⚠️ No regrets - anything you send to someone, post online or do over a webcam can be saved/recorded without your kn… https://t.co/vTVZUNaQJr📸 The Photo 📸 Encouraging students to reflect on how they share photos, Lesson 4 of the 'MySelfie and the Wider Wor… https://t.co/LRULdqWH4V
6/17
2020
In today's @Irishtimes Gardaí encourage parents to talk to children about the types of platforms and sites they are… https://t.co/NMPR4FiWvyVia @IrishTimes- Gardaí are reporting an increase in online child exploitation during lockdown. The #BeInCtrl resou… https://t.co/CLLJxOpWHVWe agree with @Webwise_Ireland: to maintain #OnlineWellbeing, balance is key! In addition, children should spend qu… https://t.co/KQNRHXQ3Xx
Retweeted by Webwise⚖️ It's important to make time for rest and reflection so you have a healthy balance of activities in your life on… https://t.co/aBFUSTVRDH
6/16
2020
🖼️ Each time we use the internet we are building a picture of who we are online. 👣 It is important to take steps to… https://t.co/kV4lfZTVUtWe've created a new @YouTube channel to provide easy access to our short online tutorial videos exploring digital t… https://t.co/jjb7UpYSOc
Retweeted by Webwise🎵 "Who owns the website? .. Why was it made? 🎵 🎵 Are they trying to help me?... Is it up-to-date?.." 🎵 💻 With the h… https://t.co/M6JAOFmx30
6/15
2020
While #parentalcontrols can reduce the chances of your child stumbling across porn online, a determined teen could… https://t.co/Se48a20QBr
6/14
2020
While #Covid19 restrictions have brought challenges that are unique to every family, many parents share the same c… https://t.co/kTTXdGNGj8
6/13
2020
Whether you need to why #TikTok and #Snapchat are popular, or how #Zoom or #Twitch work, the Webwise Explainer Guid… https://t.co/uPxrTWOO4S🎨 Want a fun activity for the kids this weekend? Download the #HTMLHeroes colouring templates here ➡️… https://t.co/e87CvhtNzALooking for resources that are easily accessible from home? Addressing important #onlinesafety topics such as… https://t.co/8upcvdraKT
6/12
2020
From encouraging teens to be conscious of their #privacy to striking a healthy balance of online/offline activities… https://t.co/xJNsfhXYQaSome simple #onlinesafety tips for parents. Download your copy here ↪️ https://t.co/eWyyyyvf5g https://t.co/QG5zb86SG7📜 Here are some simple #Netiquette rules for making sure you interact politely while online ➡️… https://t.co/13iUP8yScn @ConnollyTrevor @SrtaDennyIrl Hi Niamh and Trevor, thanks for the mention. All our resources are available for free… https://t.co/XvmWLPW593🎉🥳 Congratulations to Milena, a Bulgarian #youth panellist recently recognised as one of 12 "kid activists who are… https://t.co/KyqVDkudEX
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6/11
2020
Modelling good behaviour is a key part of helping to ensure your child's #onlinesafety. Áine Lynch from the Nationa… https://t.co/s3APMHObJC#Snapchat continues to be widely used by young people in Ireland. For parents who are trying to get to grips with w… https://t.co/fpLD1fPlsd♥️ "Don't Be Mean Behind The Screen" ♥️ Great #onlinesafety advice from Sarah who is in 4th Class in St. Ursula's P… https://t.co/pa4VNTR55d
6/10
2020
It's never too soon to start thinking about your child's safety online. Here are some important considerations for parents. #OnlineSafetyNon-gamers may not see the appeal of watching others play video games, but with 15 million users each day the live… https://t.co/yP0SByL9rKIf you see someone being harassed online or are aware of bullying, be a good friend and #digitalcitizen, by taking… https://t.co/kRfd5QAigPToday is #EmpathyDay, a important reminder that how we connect with each other matters. #RespectfulCommunicationhttps://t.co/WKaeRLI6Jz
6/9
2020
Like other image sharing apps such as Instagram, #VSCO provides editing features and filters, and allows users to s… https://t.co/ZE0n33xcQK❗ For more useful #OnlineSafety tips visit the Webwise Parents Hub. ↪️ https://t.co/IXmp9prvJg https://t.co/fZr4057wnmWhat is #cyberbullying, and how to react to it? Explore this topic with children using the help of the #HTMLHeroeshttps://t.co/ptXu6PDsYv
6/8
2020
Many parents ask us about #screentime - how much is too much? Children use their devices for lots of different reas… https://t.co/CqZEx2kHU5
6/7
2020
Make sure to #BeInCtrl of your online life. https://t.co/XY5mGtWLG9
6/6
2020
❓ What are the key things we need to teach children about #onlinesafety? 📺 From being aware of #privacy, to… https://t.co/z0bBdtLyY2#Houseparty is an app that allows up to 8 users to video chat with each other, and it has become even more popular… https://t.co/hp1MGvkEr3📲 Some third-party apps may require access to specific data on your device in order to function properly, but other… https://t.co/EgPX0P6WZp✔️ Have you downloaded the Webwise Checklists? Available for free, they provide useful tips on key #onlinesafety t… https://t.co/8MLrNOPxwW
6/5
2020
For most children and teenagers their experience online will be a positive one. But, if something does go wrong - w… https://t.co/TztW27NYkLThe Council of Europe is inviting parents & carers to fill out a short digital citizenship education survey here:… https://t.co/XMGaMMDhVLWhether you are teacher, student, or a parent, there are lots of useful #onlinelearning resources and tools availab… https://t.co/DAcsnovDooHearing about the impact of #Covid19 pandemic on #onlinesafety and responses to it from our colleagues in Austria,… https://t.co/UNub3TvlBiOn the menu for day 2 of the #Insafe2020 Training meeting: ➡️ #COVID19: The @Insafenetwork response ➡️ Safety by d… https://t.co/pOFlRqP6Kd
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6/4
2020
From sexting to online pornography, parents may feel that some topics are trickier to address than others. The Webw… https://t.co/tlwBy563k0During the #Covid19 pandemic connecting with each other online is more important than ever, and Zoom has become one… https://t.co/1tAqVpBZXPThanks to Dr @jesstpiotrowski of @UvA_Amsterdam for highlighting our #HTMLHeroes resource during her Keynote Sessio… https://t.co/65zyKhCE7QThe importance of protecting children's rights in all settings,including in the digital world - Baroness Beeban Kid… https://t.co/BElb43QnId
6/3
2020

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