Did you know that..... More than 1 in 10 children aged 8 to 13 are spending the equivalent of 61 days a year online 12 per cent of eight-year-olds are spending more than four hours online each day and this rises to 15 per cent among 12-year-olds 92 per cent of 8-13 year olds own their own smart device 43% of 10 year old boys are playing over-18s games 12% of 8 year olds are spending over 4 hours online each day and this rises to 15% of 12-year olds 48% of 8-year olds are signed up to social media sites 43 per cent of children accessing the internet are speaking to strangers online, with a third speaking to strangers every day or at least once a week. Snapchat remains the most popular social media app with this age group, followed by WhatsApp, Instagram and Tiktok.
Source: CyberSafeIreland Survey 2019 ______________________________________________________ Whether it is keeping your connected devices secure, avoiding Internet predators, cyber bullying, or any other Internet threat, the threats DO exist and as an independent company, we provide advice and assistance to help.
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