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6 February 2023

43% of young people say they taught themselves about online safety

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Many young people lack reliable and authoritative sources to learn about staying safe online. To allow us to move forward with online safety we must identify the issues and perceived blockers that really matter to young people and understand the changes they want to see.

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Internet safety and countering harms

6 February 2023

Online safety through the eyes of young people

Many young people lack reliable and authoritative sources to learn about staying safe online. To allow us to move forward with online safety we must identify the issues and perceived blockers that really matter to young people and understand the changes they want to see.

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Digital access and inclusion

31 January 2023

Interview: 10-year-old discusses how she feels about not yet having access to a mobile phone

The Digital Youth Index allows us to hear from young people themselves, just like this 10-year-old who alludes to feelings of digital isolation by not having access to a mobile device.

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Internet safety and countering harms

27 January 2023

Interview: 21-year old shares his perspective around online safety

A 21-year-old interviewed as part of our Nominet Digital Youth Index questions whether online safety approaches used in schools, and by parents, are sufficient in today’s digital society.

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Internet safety and countering harms

25 January 2023

Interview: 8-year-old discloses her personal experiences of online safety within gaming

As part of our Nominet Digital Youth Index, we hear directly from an 8-year-old who discloses her experiences of online safety within gaming and describes how she would identify untrustworthy people online.

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Physical and mental wellbeing
Interview - 17-year-old who discusses online safety and how she protects her wellbeing

4 January 2023

Interview: 17-year-old shares her views on online safety & the steps she’s taking to protect her wellbeing online

The Digital Youth Index gives us the opportunity to explore insights from young people themselves. This 17-year-old discusses online safety, the steps she's taking to protect her wellbeing online & her thoughts on improving privacy settings & education.

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Physical and mental wellbeing
Interview - 16year old on connectivity, and digital access

20 December 2022

Interview: 16-year-old living in care shares her perspective on connectivity and digital access

Listen to one young person living in care to hear her views on connectivity and digital access and why her mobile phone is so important to access mental health support.

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