Internetmatters.org are a not-for-profit organisation that has a simple purpose – to help keep children safe in the digital world.
As we’re backed by the UK’s most prominent internet industry players, BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media, and are supported by leading child online safety experts, we’re able to offer you the best advice and information available on tackling e-safety issues.
We’re passionate about keeping children safe online and are here to help you make the right decisions for you and your family. Whether you’re looking for information for the first time, or an old hand, our website has everything you need to help make your children’s online life fulfilling, fun and above all safe.
Why are we here?
The rate of technological change means that our children’s world is changing rapidly – the challenges we face as parents today is so different to previous generations.
Our latest research Parenting Digital Natives (2018) shows that over 70% of parents want to learn more about how to keep their children safe online and potential issues they will face in the future. It also shows that there are three specific concerns among parents; contact with strangers online, accessing sexual content online and online bullying. Many parents expressed the need for a single destination for online safety information.
What parents want
of parents want to learn more about how to keep their children safe and issues they will face¹
60% of parents want to know more about contact with strangers.