Do you know who your child is talking to online? Do you know who their 'online friends are?'
Do you know who your child is talking to online?
Do you know who their 'online friends are?'
We have received reports that some of our children are talking to 'young adults aged 14 and 18 years old' that they do not know in real life. This is clearly not safe behaviour and we are worried about the possible consequences, particularly when we hear stories in the news regarding adults posing as children just like this recent one from Derbyshire Police on their Twitter feed.
Derbyshire Police on Twitter: "A man from London who pretended to be a teenager on social platforms has been jailed for sending sexual photos and messages to a girl in Derbyshire, and two girls in Nottinghamshire. Anthony Lonsdale (21) even tried to enrol at a local school. More here: https://t.co/atTBtdMAF5 https://t.co/keUZMtRNNL" / Twitter
I cannot stress how important it is for parents to be responsible for their child's online behaviour and make sure you know who they are 'chatting' to.