Tips for keeping your teenager safe online

Don't believe the hype, the internet isn't all bad! Facebook and messaging helps young people stay connected, Pinterest is great for getting inspired, they can learn pretty much anything on YouTube and Instagram is an excellent place to practice a little self-care and laugh at memes. Young people can be open to talking about online safety, but you have to show them that you understand the huge role that social media and the internet play in their lives. Use the resources below to engage them in a discussion around the issue, rather than just laying down rules.