It is argued that in England it is the responsibility of schools to provide internet safety training for parents during IT classes.
SMS are experts in internet safety and we are also unique in the level of training and support we provide teaching parents, carers and teachers.
There are many horrors stories about children being groomed by paedophiles on the internet. Whilst this can and does happen, the reality is that children are much more likely to be subjected to viewing unsuitable images or sites, which can be distressing and damaging and can have severe consequences on their future behaviours and attitudes.
Studies have also show that children are far more likely to be cyber bullied than groomed. The bullying can take place from both computers and mobile phones and can have extremely distressing consequences for some children, in some tragic cases it has led to suicide.
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Social Media Safety believes that it is essential that adults learn the skills to protect children so they can use the internet safely.