online

picture of someone online dating

9 tips for online daters to be vigilant when dating

A recent study shows that 58% of Brits have handed over their personal information that has cost them financially through new online scams, and almost a third of those who said they were successfully targeted are under 35 year olds.

Dating apps and the Domino Pizza scams were most popular with 22% of those successfully targeting victims.

The survey conducted by Get Claims...

picture of an advert for star stable app

Star Stable Online launches on mobile

New mobile version of popular horse game offers seamless play across platforms

17th February 2022: Star Stable Entertainment today announces the global launch of the mobile version of its flagship game Star Stable Online . Star Stable Online for iOS will be available in the App Store from 17th February 2022 .

The on-the-go version of the world’s fastest growing horse...

picture of happy mexican woman on a laptop computer

UK FOSTER CARERS PROVIDED WITH NEW TRAINING TO HELP KEEP CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

UK FOSTER CARERS PROVIDED WITH NEW TRAINING TO HELP KEEP CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE
  • New training course, developed by Internet Matters, The Fostering Network and Dr Simon P Hammond from UEA, has been created for foster carers to help keep children in their care safe online
  • Research shows that children in care are more at risk of encountering harms online than their peers, with
  • ...
picture of health professional showing patient an app

Devon’s NHS launch online health and wellbeing app library

The NHS in Devon has announced the launch of a new health and wellbeing app library for local people, powered by the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA).

Effectively a comparison website, the localised site for Devon allows patients and healthcare professionals to search and download from a wide range of apps, making it quicker and easier for people across Devon to...

picture of child wearing shoes that are too big

Shoe Zone Encourage Parents To Check Children’s Feet Every Six Weeks In A Bid To Improve The Nation’s Foot Health

When was the last time you measured your child’s feet? If you’re like most parents and caregivers in the UK, it was probably a bit of an ordeal to get your child to stand still, let alone check they’re wearing the right size.

Shoe Zone recommends parents and caregivers check children’s shoes every six weeks to encourage good foot health and avoid foot pain caused by wearing the wrong...

picture of a child online on a smartphone

1 in 8 children say time online harms their school work  

Nearly one in eight children in the UK say their online life harms their school work according to a survey by The Children’s Society.

The survey is among the evidence considered in the national charity’s new report,  Net Gains? Young People’s Digital Lives and Well-Being . 

It found 13% of young people aged 10-17 said their life online had a ‘mostly negative’ impact on their school...

Picture of two women talking on a zoom call

Please ‘like’ me… It takes 5 meetings, 161 days, 29 private messages and 20 ‘likes’ to become a friend

Please ‘like’ me… It takes 5 meetings, 161 days, 29 private messages and 20 ‘likes’ to become a friend
  • New data looks at the new rules of engagement for making friends as figures show the average person has 5 friends they’ve never met face-to-face
  • Half of people in the UK now make friends on the internet – even over 65s have two friends they’ve never met in person
  • ...
picture of a child on a computer

UK PARENTS TO BENEFIT FROM ‘MADE TO MEASURE’ ADVICE AROUND CHILDREN’S ONLINE WELLBEING

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, UK PARENTS TO BENEFIT FROM ‘MADE TO MEASURE’ ADVICE AROUND CHILDREN’S ONLINE WELLBEING WITH LAUNCH OF INTERNET MATTERS’ NEW SERVICE
  • My Family’s Digital Toolkit gives tailored advice that can support millions of parents in need of help so their children can thrive in the online world
  • New research shows 5-year-olds in the UK now regularly use an average
  • ...
Picture of a child online gaming

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
  • ...
Picture of a boy and girl on an tablet and laptop

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...

Pages