Also, where necessary, games are asked to display icons on their boxes to give an idea of the content.These icons include drugs, violence, bad language and themes of a sexual nature.
Find out what the potential dangers are and how to deal with them to make sure your child can enjoy using the internet and these sites safely.
Social networking sites (like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) are online ‘communities’ of internet users with similar interests.
Members of the community create an online ‘profile’ which provides other users with varying amounts of personal information.
Children often use shortened versions of words or acronyms of phrases - for example 'LOL' for ‘laughing out loud’.
It’s very common for people to do this when using message boards and social networking sites.
The competition in the market and the ever-increasing demands of gamers, have meant that games have developed added depth and detail, and more personalisation.