Posted by Ros Connors

Listen: how to protect your children online ahead of Safer Internet Day

It’s unlikely even the most imaginative engineers and scientists who invented the internet could have predicted just how significant a role it would now play in our everyday lives. From education and entertainment to communication and innovation, the age of the internet has delivered many positives.

And parents agree, with six in ten (60%) saying that access to the internet enables their kids to express themselves more creatively. Even more (70%) agree it has a positive impact on their education.

Yet, with Safer Internet Day approaching (7th February), whilst most (56%) agree the internet has had a positive impact overall on their child’s life, 61% said they want to know more about how they can protect their children online.

Ros spoke to tech expert David Phelan.

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