some videos to help you find out what your children are doing on the internet and what can happen to them.
These are very serious videos, This can happen to your children or yourself.
Here is the official CEOP website for more help.
How to keep safe on the internet.
~ Don’t post something that you wouldn't want your parents to see.
~ Make sure you don't put personal information up what you don't want people to know.
~ Make sure you have your account setting on personal.
~Only accept people you know.
~ Never meet people in person who you met on the internet if you do meet them make sure you tell someone before you go, Or have someone to go with.
~Never share your password with anyone, Including your best friend.
~Seeing someone you meet over the internet is extremely dangerous because you could be in danger.
Steps to safety.
1.Make sure you have a secure internet connection.
2.Write down a list of rules and position it in a place close to the computer where they can be easily read. Talk through the rules with your child so they understand why they're there.
3.Don't site computers in places where it is difficult to monitor what your child is viewing.
4.Show an interest in what they're accessing/doing online. If possible get to know your child's online friends in the same way that you would get to know their school or neighbourhood friends.
5.Reinforce the message about safety considerations to your children when they are chatting with people online. Check out our advice for your child and social networking pages so you know how to advise them.
6.Encourage your child to tell you about anything they think is inappropriate and reassure them it is not their fault. Make sure they know you will support them.
7.If they report anything to you, contact your local police office. You can also report abuse online to the Virtual Global Taskforce and report illegal images to the Internet Watch Foundation.
As we all know, computers can be great tools for kids, but there are dangers attached to using the internet.
Many parents have no idea what their children are viewing on the internet. They may be unaware that their child has encountered violent or sexual content or is engaged in inappropriate conversation with strangers.
By taking an active role in supervising how your child uses the internet, you can help to ensure that they continue to have fun on the net and find the information they are looking for, while keeping safe from some of the medium’s dangers.