New social media law
We're calling for a new law to make social networks safer for children.
- An independent regulator
We demand an independent regulator is created who can put in place mandatory child safety rules for social networks and has the power to fine them if they don't make their networks safe.
- Safe accounts for children
We demand social networks offer safe accounts for children and proactively search for, and stop, child grooming on their platforms. Social networks must make it easier for users to report concerns about child safety and provide a dedicated fast-track process for reporting.
- Detailed reporting on how they're keeping children safe
We demand children and parents are told how safe the networks are. Social networks must publish details of how they’re keeping children safe and how they deal with reports and complaints.
Simple steps to keep children safe online
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