1st February 2022

Please find the National Online Safety guide for ‘What Parents Need to Know About YouTube‘ below.

Download: What Parents Need to Know About YouTube (2022) [PDF]

Thank you.

What is YouTube?

YouTube is a video-sharing social media platform that allows billions of people around the world to watch, share and upload their own videos with a vast range of content – including sport, entertainment, education and lots more. It’s a superb space for people to consume content that they’re interested in. As a result, this astronomically popular platform has had a huge social impact: influencing online culture on a global scale and creating new celebrities.

In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as connecting with strangers, inappropriate content and high visibility.