What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Twitter

What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Twitter

For more than a decade, Twitter has rarely strayed far from the headlines. Since its takeover by tech tycoon Elon Musk last autumn, however, the social media giant has been receiving even more news coverage; some of the subsequent changes to the platform – such as introducing ‘view counts’ and the option to ‘buy’ verified account status – have caused particular concern.

Keen to feel connected to their heroes of sport and showbiz by following their accounts, children are allowed onto Twitter from the age of 13 (while many even younger ones use it unofficially) and are often significantly influenced by what they see there. This week’s #WakeUpWednesday guide tells trusted adults what they need to know about the current incarnation of Twitter.

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This guide is from National Online Safety.