Spend time with your young person going through their favourite apps, games and websites. Discuss and choose together the best privacy settings for them and practice reporting content and blocking other users. This means that if they should ever need to block and report someone, they already know how to do it!
It’s possible that the young person in your care will tell you they already know how to use some or all of these settings and features. In that case, ask them if they can show you how it works and let them teach you instead.
You can visit our Safety Centre to find guides on how to block, report, and use important settings and controls on some of the most popular platforms and games.
Also make sure you have turned on all the safety settings and parental controls that you want to use – we know how easy it is to have good intentions about using these features but never get round to it! So, here’s a to-do list of actions you can consider taking: