Protecting your child from grooming

How to keep your children safe from abusers Many parents are concerned about the risk of their teenager becoming victim to an abuser.  Leading child behaviour expert, Richard Daniel Curtis, explains some of the signs that parents need to watch out for and what they can do. The stages of grooming: The process of grooming …

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Do you know about The Yellow App?

The Yellow App What is it? The Yellow App is a smartphone application that lets users view photographs of other users.  The concept is that they swipe the photo to the right if they are interested in chatting to the person.  It’s designed for users over 18, but it’s terms of service say it can …

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Do you know about the Letter X Game?

Letter X Game What is it? The Letter X game is an online bullying game using the social app Snapchat. Snapchat is a smartphone application that allows instant messaging of photos, videos, drawings and messages between users, which then delete themselves after being read. Users can also compile a ‘Story’, a chronological sequence of photos …

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How much do you know about gaming?

Helping your child navigate the world of gaming   What is it? Immersive technology would not be complete without talking about gaming.  Computer games began with simple games, such as Spacewar or Pong, where play was simply directional with a single button to fire/engage/start.  Interestingly this is also the stage that simple Virtual Reality games …

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