Working with online safety experts, we’re here to guide you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet. The internet accounts for a significant and growing portion of global gdp internet-related consumption and expenditure, if measured as a sector, is now bigger than agriculture or energy the internet is a vast mosaic of economic activity, ranging from millions of daily online transactions and communications to smartphone downloads of tv shows.
Internet matters is supported by the largest internet service providers in the uk, bt, sky, talktalk and virgin media between them they have direct relationships with 90% of internet households in the uk. This tablet-only app will help parents learn together with their child about key online safety issues parents and their children will use a split screen on the tablet, and start by selecting one of the nine categories they‘d like to learn more about (chatting, cyber bullying, privacy & theft, downloading, making friends, adult content, gaming, sharing and competitions & adverts.
Internet matters was launched on 13 may 2014 with a launch event at the museum of childhood, bethnal green, london attended by guests including sophie ellis-bextor and janet ellis and industry experts including sonia livingstone.
New mckinsey research into the internet economies of the g-8 nations as well as brazil, china, india, south korea, and sweden finds that the web accounts for a significant and growing portion of global gdp.
The latest tweets from internet matters (@im_org) empowering britain’s parents and teachers to make confident, informed choices about their children’s online safety uk.
A study by internet matters has investigated the role the internet plays in young people’s relationships, as video and advice toolkits are launched for parents to download.
Internet matters and virgin media virgin media supports internet matters, a not-for-profit organisation working with online safety experts to bring you all the information you need to keep your children safe online.
Internet matters commissioned childwise to carry out a uk-wide study to explore the use and understanding of technology among children aged 7–17, and parents of children this age. Help to make the internet safer for your child use our step by step guides to help put the right parental controls and privacy settings in place. Internet matters 26,148 likes 1,584 talking about this empowering britain’s parents to make informed choices about their children’s online safety. Internet mattersorg was founded by bt, sky, talktalk and virgin media and helps parents to ensure their children learn, create, share and have fun online whilst staying safe research conducted by internet matters revealed that 74% of parents want more information and advice about online safety.