To try and help parents with the fast moving and changing world of internet and social media, we've suggested a few internet sites which are fantastic resources. They contain information on different types of social media and how to help keep children safe.
CHILDNET also produce a leaflet for parents which you can download here.
THINK U KNOW has a great section for parents and covers topics such as gaming and talking to strangers. You can also search by topic or age range to find information that is relevant for your family. You can find the site here.
INTERNET MATTERS is another great site to use - it has advice on cyberbullying, how to talk to your children about internet safety and quick guides to different types of social media such as Instagram and Snapchat. You can visit their pages here Internet Matters.
There is a great new online safety tool designed for parents launched by the Department for Education called PARENT INFO. It has advice on everything from keeping children safe from online trolls to WhatsApp - a guide for parents.
Here are quick links to a range of internet safety sites that you may find useful too...