By Team RESOLVEit Feb 27th, 2019
Momo- Hoax ?
You've probably seen various news articles and posts across social media platforms informing and warning you about the latest 'challenge' called Momo.
Whilst it has recently been revealed by the UK Safer Internet Centre in correspondence to the Guardian newspaper that it was 'fake news' it does raise questions around safe internet use by young people and those vulnerable to suggestion.
So what can you do to protect against potential online threats? Police have suggested that parents could take this opportunity to educate their children about internet safety rather than solely focusing on the Momo meme specifically.
It is as an opportunity to create open dialogue with their children about what they are accessing online; broadcaster Andy Robertson suggests a 'better focus is good positive advice for children, setting up technology appropriately and taking an interest in their online interactions'.
We at RESOLVEit believe everyone has the right to feel safe. The internet is both a useful tool for education and entertainment across age groups .
Here are some safety tips for a safer internet;
As mentioned earlier the internet is a great resource to educate and entertain . Following these tips will help keep the time spent online safe and fun.