Nominet’s Knowthenet launches The Social Age campaign

Nominet’s Internet advice site, knowthenet.org.uk has launched a campaign aimed at supporting parents so they can keep up with their kids and help them stay safe online.

Knowthenet’s ‘The Social Age’ survey of parents and 8-16 year olds found that that whilst children begin exploring the web and trialling social media sites aged nine, less than a third of parents (32%) feel ‘very confident’ about helping their kids to stay safe online.

To help parents keep up, Knowthenet has launched a quiz to test their Social Age skills, along with handy guides on how to protect children online and talk to them about the issues. There’s also an infographic showing a number of other interesting statistics from the research.

Find out more: http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/articles/kids-not-equipped-coming-digital-age-nine

Test your knowledge: http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/test-yourself

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