Ofcom, the UK’s broadcast watchdog, will be given new powers to force social media firms to take action over content harmful to children.
Firms like Facebook, Tiktok, YouTube, Snapchat and Twitter have, until now, only been...Read more
Children in the UK as young as 14 are being arrested for ‘youth sexting’ despite police warnings that it can leave them with a criminal record.
A report commissioned by the Marie Collins Foundation also shows...Read more
YouTube, the world’s most popular online video-sharing platform, has unveiled new privacy rules aimed at limiting data collection and advertising on content aimed at children.
It’s part of a series of changes that YouTube, which has...Read more
The Children’s Commissioner for England wants tighter rules to protect children who game online and can spend hundreds of pounds on so-called ‘rewards’.
Anna Longfield has published a report, Gaming the system’ , which looks at...Read more
Children and young adults addicted to computer gaming will now be able to get help on the UK’s National Health Service with the launch of the country’s first specialist clinic.
The new service is part of...Read more
Google recently agreed to pay a US$170 million fine for illegally gathering children’s personal data on YouTube without parental consent, which is a violation under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
The United States Federal...Read more