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Daily Memo 18-21 April

21 April 2017: YouTube to offer fake news workshops for teenagers + Phonics boosts reading accuracy + boy on work experience creates code to save heart attack victims.

Daily Memo 10-13 April

13 April 2017: fake news + new Amazon dashboard for parents + Grammar schools and 'ordinary working families.'

Pokémon Go – a parent's guide

Pokémon Go has already become a gaming phenomenon but with reports of accidents, muggings and even the discovery of a dead body, we examine what parents can do to combat Pokémon danger.

Under 13s and social media

Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can you do?

Understanding online shaming - a guide for parents

You’ve probably heard of public shaming. It’s a centuries-old punishment, for anything from a crime to someone doing something others feel is morally wrong. But what is online shaming? And how does it differ?

How old does your child have to be to...

A lot of sites and apps specify that users must be aged over 13. Why 13? Vicki Shotbolt explains and offers a guide to the age limits for various popular online activities.

Social media - are young people addicted?

‘Teens turn to, and are obsessed with whichever environment allows them to connect to friends. Most teens aren’t addicted to social media; if anything, they’re addicted to each other.’

Ask.fm – what you need to know

Ask.fm is anonymous and has been known to lead to cyberbullying and taunting. Here is CEOP’s guide to Ask.fm in a series of FAQs for parents.

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