From homework to games and connecting with friends, the internet's a huge draw for children and a valuable modern-day resource. It's also a potentially dangerous place to hang out.
But while technology continues to change and evolve, the principles of keeping young people safe are the same online as they are offline. It’s all about positive parenting, says the Open University’s Jenny Simpson, of the Faculty of Health and Social Care. Here are seven top tips to keep your kids safe online, in celebration of Safer Internet Day.