What do I need to know about parental controls?
There are a number of parental control tools you can use:
- Broadband providers offer the ability to set network level parental controls on your home broadband. They restrict access to particular categories of website, filtering inappropriate content like pornography and violence, limit access times, and even allow you to block individual websites. They work on every device that’s connected to your broadband network.
- Most gaming consoles, mobile phones, tablets and even smart TV’s will also allow you to set parental controls on each device.
- You can set safe search and look for safety mode settings on operating system software, search engines, social networking sites and video sharing sites like YouTube.
Please visit the Internet Matters website for step by step Parental Controls for all your internet providers and devices.