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Teens reveal their online lives in new Internet Matters and Roblox report

“ The internet is starting to feel more like real life”: Teens reveal the truth about their online world in new report, say they want parents to get more involved
  • The Demystifying Teens Online Interactions report comes as part of a new partnership between online safety organisation Internet Matters and global platform for shared experiences Roblox, as they join forces to help support
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INTERNET MATTERS TEAMS UP WITH ELECTRONIC ARTS TO HELP PARENTS ENSURE VIDEO GAMING IS SAFE, RESPONSIBLE AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY THIS SUMMER

  • Launched today, the ‘Play Together/Play Smart’ campaign gives parents a greater understanding of how to get closer to the games their children play, while also encouraging safe and responsible video gaming through demystifying setting controls.
  • It is the first joint initiative between Internet Matters and Electronic Arts as they announce a partnership to help
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Over 70% of 5-11 year olds would rather speak to friends online than in person, says new report highlighting the real feelings of children online

Just 23% of young people aged 5-11 prefer speaking to their friends in person rather than online, recent research has shown.

The results come from anonymous data from over 15,000 pupils across 2,500 schools about their online habits and how they feel about the internet and social media.

In the most shocking statistic, when asked what they believe to be the best way to chat...