Online abuse expert helps Facebook, Google and others shape new approach to child protection
An academic specialising in child sexual exploitation has given expert guidance to Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants as they publish a new 15-year roadmap on protecting young people against online harm.
Screentime, sexting and pornography | Research Festival 2020
University of Plymouth Research Festival 2020. Screentime, sexting and pornography, why technology can’t solve the dangers of the internet. Wednesday 22 January 2020.
The Momo Challenge: A digital ghost story
Professor Andy Phippen and Professor Emma Bond analyse the cause and effect of the Momo Challenge.
Renowned academic issues top ten tips to help young people stay safe online
University of Plymouth news: Expert Professor Andy Phippen issues his top 10 tips to help young people stay safe online. In Universities Week 2014, his work was named as one of 20 UK university research projects with the potential to change the world.
Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing
Plymouth University news: Experts will be gathering next month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.
Teenagers more inclined to repeat 'risky' behaviour
Plymouth University news: School-age teenagers who have previously engaged in risky online behaviour are much more likely than young adults to repeat such behaviour in the future, according to a new study by Plymouth University
What's on at the University of Plymouth: Digital Rights. Safety at the expense of privacy? Does being safe online mean we have to lose our rights? University of Plymouth, 10 November 2017.
Adolescents do not ‘get the gist’ when it comes to making risky decisions online
Plymouth University news: Adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved, according to new research by academics in the School of Psychology