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What is a social media influencer?

Taking time to look at the profile or channel of the influencers you follow can help you to decide whether or not you trust them

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Is it time for a digital detox?

Could the way you use your phone be impacting on the way you feel?

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How to tell a social media post is an ad

Being able to identify an ad on social media helps us to understand where the posts on our feed are coming from

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How Twitter plans to improve conversations on their platform

Twitter have announced a series of updates on how they are working to improve the quality of interactions on the site

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Digital age of consent to be kept at 13

Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon, called for the digital age of consent to be kept at 13

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What is GDPR and how does it affect me?

The General Data Protection Regulation will be coming into effect on May 25th

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How to protect your privacy and security online

Take some time to improve your online security so that you can be sure your data is safe

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Safer Internet Day Ambassador Training Day 2018

SID Ambassadors train at Facebook HQ

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Twitter's new safety policies

Read about the new safety policies being rolled out by Twitter in the coming weeks.

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Snapchat’s Snap Map

A map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

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Free Speech: How far is too far?

Fionn ponders whether ridiculing other's opinions is harming free speech

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All you need to know about contactless cards, Apple Pay and Android Pay

How to use contactless payments on cards, phones and watches

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