Digital resilience is the ability of young people to develop a critical mind-set when accessing digital information to reduce their vulnerability to potentially harmful information.   Information on the internet and social media platforms can often be presented in a very persuasive, yet misleading, manner. Digital resilience skills help young people to navigate the information,…

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The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published new guidance on the range of offences for which social media users could face criminal charges.  Potential offences include “doxxing” – posting personal information about a third party, such as their address or bank details – or creating a derogatory hashtag to encourage harassment. Those found to be encouraging the…

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Childline is celebrating its 30th birthday having been first launched by Ester Rantzen on 30th October 1986. Since its launch Childline has helped over 4 million children and young people, enabling the organisation to identify the different issues affecting children over time. Childline data has identified that there are certain issues and concerns which have…

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