E-safety for Parents

October 29, 2009

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A new website to help parents understand more about their child’s Internet use has been set up by Vodafone. http://parents.vodafone.com This has been developed in conjunction with Mumsnet.

The aim of the website is to help parents play an active and essential role in their children’s digital world and to get to grips with their use of mobiles, Twitter and other online social media.The site explains the kinds of activities children will be undertaking online and offers some useful e-safety advice for parents to consider


Do you know what a web browser is?

October 7, 2009

Do you know what a web browser is? Do you know the difference between a browser and a search engine? These aren’t trick questions, but it turns out that on a random day back in June in New York’s Times Square, less than 8% of people polled had any idea what a browser was. This one minute video explains very simply what a web browser is