Millions of new phones, tablets, laptops and games consoles will be nestling under Christmas trees this year. However, even if parents and carers have gone to the trouble of setting up these new devices and enabling the safety features, there are still potential hazards in the apps, games and software that children will want to install and use. Knowing what to look for and discussing those risks with your child may help avoid any nasty surprises this Christmas. Here are National Online Safety’s top tips for ensuring that unwrapping this year’s presents doesn’t unleash any unexpected dangers.
In the guide, you’ll find tips such as disabling in-app purchasing, take note of age ratings and watching out for imitators.