Net Aware is the O2 and NSPCC guide for parents to the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use. The content is updated regularly, based on reviews from over 4,000 young people and parents. As well as a great website, the Net Aware guide is now available as a handy app so you can keep all this information at your fingertips on your phone or tablet!
Learn about the privacy settings and safety guidelines for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more. You can also read up-to-date reviews from parents and children for each app, game and social network.
Net Aware provides parents with the information they need to understand their child’s online world and help keep them safe. Using Net Aware, parents can form their own views about whether an app, site or game is appropriate for their children.
Key features of the app include:
• Minimum age rating for each social network, app and game
• Parent and child views on how easy it is to sign up, report abuse and adjust privacy settings
• What people are saying about the top 50 most popular social networks, apps and games
• Find out how likely your child is to come across inappropriate content
More information available on the Net Aware website, along with other guides and useful information.
For more online safety advice, check out this post for parents and teachers.