Beware negative influencers and online groomers


Lets talk about it logoStaying safe online

While we are all self-isolating and socially distancing due to Coronavirus, social media platforms, like Twitter, Snapchat and video calls, are a great way to stay in touch with friends and family, share your thoughts and ideas and connect with like-minded people.

Unfortunately, whilst rare, there are negative influencers and online groomers who use the internet, social media and online gaming to spread their extreme ideas, which children can be exposed to. Some of these ideas may be considered radical or extreme and when a person starts to support or be involved in them, this is called radicalisation.

During this difficult time, we will all become more reliant communicating online, select here to take a look at the Lets Talk About It website for useful hints and tips about keeping your family safe online.

For more information on and how to prevent radicalisation please visit the Prevent section

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