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Scarlett Moffatt has a selfie warning for young girls

Scarlett Moffatt, who came to fame through Gogglebox, is getting real about filtered pictures of women on social media. The 2016 winner of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and now presenter of dating show Streetmate, posted two selfies side by side on Instagram showcasing two very different looks, along with a warning for […]

Safeguarding update from Hampshire Constabulary

Please be aware of the attached further update from Hampshire Constabulary Dear Parents, You may be aware of an explicit video involving two children which has been shared far and wide on social media and has been in the news this week. Hampshire Constabulary has conducted a thorough investigation into these matters and a man has […]

Christmas video 6: Insta Christmas

The Christmas story told cleverly through the eyes of Instagram.  #comeletusadorehim  

Hampshire detectives charge man following investigation into online sexual offences

Hampshire Constabulary have released a statement about a local investigation into online sexual offences: Officers from the child abuse investigation team at Hampshire Constabulary have charged a man in connection with an investigation into online sexual offences. Daniel Norton, from Cheadle, in Stockport, has been charged with the following – Three counts of inciting a […]

Hampshire Safeguarding update for parents of 5-11 year olds

Following the recent news, Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board emailed this letter to all primary schools:   Following liaison with the police we are sending this email to all primary schools. We would very much appreciate your co-operation in circulating this message to parents and re-enforcing the importance of online safety. With the Christmas holidays approaching […]

Christmas video 15: Insta Christmas

The Christmas story told cleverly through the eyes of Instagram.  #comeletusadorehim

Social Media Image Sizes 2016 Infographic

Social media is a key communication channel for youth workers.  One of the challenges is that all the different social media networks constantly change the goal posts in terms of how best to share your story. The image sizes that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and YouTube all use are all completely different.  Here’s […]

Infographic: 2013 Social Media Stats

Mobile Marketing Watch have published a fantastic info graphic on social media in 2013:  

The Never-Ending Smartphone Checking Cycle

We’ve all been there — you take out your smartphone to make a call and 10 minutes later, after checking your email, Twitter and Instagram, you forget why you took it out in the first place. This comic by H. Caldwell Tanner of Loldwell shows that we’re all guilty of it. Can you break the cycle? Let […]

What if Jesus Had an iPhone?

If Jesus had been around in the 21st century we all know he’d be plugged in with his iPhone 5 — How else would he keep tabs on the Apostles? Cartoonist Brad Colbow imagined just how digital this member of the Holy Trinity would be if he were one of us Apple fanboys. Clearly there […]